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remnantrem‧nant /ˈremnənt/ ●○○ noun [countable]  1 [usually plural]REMAIN/BE LEFT a small part of something that remains after the rest of it has been used, destroyed, or eatenremnant of The remnants of a meal stood on the table.2 BBTTIMa small piece of cloth left from a larger piece and sold cheaply
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remnantHis prey is the charred remnants of a campfire set along a trail in the heart of this tinder-dry wilderness area.The first revolution on the agenda, therefore, was the bourgeois-democratic overthrow of tsarism and abolition of feudal remnants.In minutes the last remnants of life on the planet were gone.They can also be distinguished by their almost globular shape and the long protruding remnant of the style sticking out on top.There was an empty lot there full of overgrown weeds and crunchy brown grass and the shattered remnants of a shack.remnant ofBurning cinders showered down from the remnants of the roof.
From Longman Business Dictionaryremnantrem‧nant /ˈremnənt/ noun [countable usually plural] part of something that is left after most of it has been removed, used, sold etcThe last remnants of the troubled group have been sold.
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