Meaning of REMAINDER in English

REMAINDER

The ~ 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 ~ of his coffee...

= rest

QUANT: QUANT of def-n

Remainder is also a pronoun.

Only 5.9 per cent of the area is now covered in trees. Most of the ~ is farmland...

PRON

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