remainder
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Usage note
This word must be preceded by the definite article in the sense show in 1b.
remainder(
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meyn
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A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (left-over quantity)
a. el resto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Since no one else was hungry, I ate the remainder of the salad.Como nadie más tenía hambre, me comí el resto de la ensalada.
b. los restantes
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, las restantes
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
We can still use these tablecloths, but the remainder are too dirty.Todavía podemos usar estos manteles, pero los restantes están demasiado sucios.
2. (mathematics)
a. el resto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
13 divided by 2 is 6 with a remainder of 1.13 dividido por 2 son 6 con un resto de 1.
3. (unsold copy of book)
a. el resto de edición
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A certain Lain Coubert was trying to destroy the remainders of the "The Shadow of the Wind."Un tal Laín Coubert pretendía destruir los restos de edición de "La Sombra del Viento".
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
4. (to sell the last copies of an edition)
a. liquidar restos de
We managed to remainder the edition at the book fair.Logramos liquidar restos de la edición en la feria de libros.
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remainder
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el resto
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
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remainder [rɪˈmeɪndəʳ]
noun
1 (part left over) resto (m)
the remainder of the debt el resto de la deuda; during the remainder of the day durante el resto del día; the remainder would not come los otros or los demás no quisieron venir
2 (Mat) resto (m)
3 remainders (Comm) artículos (m) no vendidos; (books) restos (m) de edición;
transitive verb
[+copies of book] saldar
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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