Definition of 'remain'
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But all that remains from these ancient humans are fossils and stone tools. Smithsonian Mag (2017)Yet security around this technology remains a concern. Computing (2010)Often the quality of the remaining time will be diminished by the treatments themselves. Times, Sunday Times (2016)These are questions that remain and to which we will not have an answer. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The worst that can happen is she remains dead. The Sun (2016)Our door remains fully open to the union and so we hope we can sit down and resolve this matter. Computing (2010)The only explanation seems to be there must have been a white gene in my family that has remained dormant for years. The Sun (2017)So long as costs remain under control and debt does not grow too fast this remains one of the best retailers to own. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet the country remains divided. Times, Sunday Times (2017)She said:'Our study shows the rest of their body may remain equally youthful. The Sun (2016)Since then his body has remained on the boat. Times, Sunday Times (2006)As a result of their simmering poverty their wardrobes would remain full of ancient clothes. Times, Sunday Times (2011)But most of the shutters on the numerous holiday apartments dotted around the village remain firmly closed. The Sun (2008)Yet combining a career with a family remains hard. Times, Sunday Times (2012)What if local governments remain unresponsive to the poor? Urbanization in Post-Apartheid South Africa (1990)This costs about half as much as remaining fully staffed. Times, Sunday Times (2015)There are some questions that will remain unanswered. Times, Sunday Times (2006)She was left for dead and remained in a coma for two weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This country remains our hub and will be our base for future growth. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Only the most resistant blocks remain behind. THE EARTH: An Intimate History (2004)Then only two places remain in the back row. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The party animal had remained in his cage. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Use the remaining time to perfect your bacon sandwich technique. The Sun (2011) Many remain in prison or end up sleeping rough. The Sun (2013)They still remain as my mother and father in my internal life. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The week was littered with evidence that conditions remain tough. Times, Sunday Times (2009)My body and mind remained uniquely unresponsive to hours of running. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The remaining areas for controlling debtors are all to do with the timely payment of invoices. Finance for the Non-Financial Manager (1989)Archaeology is that branch of anthropology that is concerned with the remains of ancient societies. Macrosociology: An Introduction to Human Societies (1995)The vendors are careful about who they sell to because their family name remains above the door. Times, Sunday Times (2007)He would practically need to cart the tattered remains around in a wheelchair after high days and holidays. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Two facts remained unexplained last night. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It was a revolutionary idea when the Trust was founded and it remains incredibly democratic. The Sun (2011)
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Translations for 'remain'
British English: remain /rɪˈmeɪn/ VERB
To remain in a particular state means to stay in that state and not change.
The three men remained silent.
- American English: remain
- Arabic: يَبْقى
- Brazilian Portuguese: permanecer
- Chinese: 保持
- Croatian: ostati
- Czech: zůstat
- Danish: forblive
- Dutch: blijven
- European Spanish: quedarse
- Finnish: jäädä
- French: rester
- German: verbleiben
- Greek: παραμένω
- Italian: rimanere
- Japanese: ･･･のままである
- Korean: 남아 있다
- Norwegian: gjenstå
- Polish: pozostać
- European Portuguese: permanecer
- Romanian: a se menține
- Russian: оставаться
- Spanish: quedarse
- Swedish: stanna kvar
- Thai: คงอยู่
- Turkish: kalmak
- Ukrainian: залишатися
- Vietnamese: duy trì
Definition of remain from the Collins English Dictionary
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