Definition of 'remainder'
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The remainder used a rope thrown down the bank to haul themselves up. The Sun (2017)It enabled the New Zealanders to get behind the enemy position and sorely troubled him for the remainder of the day. Times, Sunday Times (2017)Insiders are concerned that it could take him years to pay off the remainder. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Use the remainder of the dressing to spoon over the chicken. Times, Sunday Times (2012)United must get there without the remainder of this season proving too draining. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Slice the remainder in half lengthways and then into short fingers. Times, Sunday Times (2014)But then work with larger preaching units in the remainder of the book. Christianity Today (2000)We do not expect an improvement during the remainder of the year. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The remainder were undecided about their plans. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The remainder would be used to power homes and businesses. Times, Sunday Times (2014)There is monitoring we will continue to do in the remainder of the season. The Sun (2016)Not a third off for a guilty plea and then free on parole after half of the remainder. The Sun (2006)His finger was reset and strapped for the remainder of the day and did not seem to hamper him unduly. Times, Sunday Times (2015)And this remainder is what interests. The Times Literary Supplement (2010)What the remainder of the campaign holds for these two clubs, nobody knows. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Declarer won, conceded a club and soon claimed the remainder of the tricks. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Any remainder can be passed on to heirs, subject to inheritance tax. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The news spread and Bridge was in regular demand throughout the remainder of the war as a defending officer. Times, Sunday Times (2007)As a result, the remainder of the book is a generally sober assessment of the next few decades. Times, Sunday Times (2013)To some extent we spend the remainder of our lives experimenting to see just how much of an effect we can have on that outside world. Know Your Own Mind (1991)The remainder soon will be. Times, Sunday Times (2012)If they use less than their quota they can sell the remainder and if they emit more they can buy somebody's leftovers. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Sites such as The Works that sell remainder books are also worth a look. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Arsenal will, at least, have an almost entirely fit squad for the remainder of the campaign. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Three quarters of the public allocation is for Chinese nationals and the remainder is divided between spectators from more than 200 countries. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'remainder'
British English: remainder DETERMINER
The remainder of a group are the things or people that still remain after the other things or people have gone or have been dealt with.
He gulped down the remainder of his coffee.
Definition of remainder from the Collins English Dictionary
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