English Vietnamese dictionary
- danh từ
- (toán học) phân số
- phần nhỏ, miếng nhỏ
- (tôn giáo) sự chia bánh thánh
Advanced English dictionary
1 a small part or amount of sth: Only a small fraction of a bank's total deposits will be withdrawn at any one time. + She hesitated for the merest fraction of a second. + He raised his voice a fraction
Help Note: If fraction is used with a plural noun, the verb is usually plural: Only a fraction of cars in the UK use leaded petrol. If it is used with a singular noun that represents a group of people, the verb can be singular or plural in BrE, but is usually singular in AmE:
A tiny fraction of the population never vote / votes.
2 a division of a number, for example 5/8
See also -
large, significant, sizeable, substantial | mere, small, tiny
A mere fraction of available wind energy is currently utilized.
Why not grow your own fruit at a fraction of the price?
just/only a fraction
The average income is high, though many people earn just a fraction of that average.
2 exact part of a number
vulgar | decimal | improper
11/8 is an improper fraction, equivalent to one and three-eighths.
VERB + FRACTION
express sth as
Express 25% as a fraction.
Concise English dictionary
+a component of a mixture that has been separated by a fractional process
+a small part or item forming a piece of a whole
+the quotient of two rational numbers
+perform a division