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Remaining or leftover

remaining

adjective

still left after other people or things have gone, have been dealt with etc

leftover

adjective

remaining after you have finished using the amount that you want or need

residual

adjective

remaining after the rest of something has gone or ended

vestigial

adjective

remaining or existing, but not developed or working

surviving

adjective

still alive or remaining after others are dead or destroyed

behind

adverb, preposition

remaining in a place after people have left

over

adverb, preposition

used when referring to the part of an amount that remains after some of it has been used

to go

remaining

unclaimed

adjective

without a known owner

vestigial

adjective

remaining after almost all of something has disappeared

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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