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lion's share Syllabification: li·on's share

Definition of lion's share in English:

noun

The biggest or greatest part: William was appointed editor, which meant that he did the lion’s share of the work
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  • As a result, the top blogs absorb the lion's share of attention.
  • The lion's share of revenue is advertising, and advertising revenue is predicated on the number of eyeballs that see the ad.
  • But no, we cut taxes to a ridiculous extent, giving the lion's share of the benefit to those who least needed it.

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into Russian
Word of the day innocuous
Pronunciation: ɪˈnɒkjʊəs
adjective
not harmful or offensive