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fragment

Translation of fragment in Spanish:

noun

American English: /ˈfræɡmənt/
British English: /ˈfraɡm(ə)nt/
  • 1.1 (broken piece)
    Example sentences
    • After a fracture, the broken fragments of bone usually separate to some degree.
    • No findings of any archaeological significance have been made to date, except some fragments of broken pottery and glass.
    • I noted how its curved edges were constructed from broken fragments of tiles.
    1.2 (small part)
    Example sentences
    • Perhaps it's best that we only remember fragments; the full story would be too much to live with every day.
    • Then you notice, down at the bottom and off to the side, a fragment of a temporary wooden fence, broken and collapsing.
    • Diagrams of spheres and collaged textural elements are part of a surface crowded with fragments.

intransitive verb

American English: /fræɡˈmɛnt/
British English: /fraɡˈmɛnt/
  • (glass/china/rock)
    hacerse añicos or pedazos
    romperse
    (society/group/political party)
    fragmentarse

transitive verb

American English: /fræɡˈmɛnt/
British English: /fraɡˈmɛnt/
  • (glass/china/rock)
    hacer añicos or pedazos
    (society/political party)
    fragmentar
    Example sentences
    • What impression can voters have of a party that is fragmenting and apparently collapsing?
    • Other issues included a lack of tendering and contract law and fragmented control of projects.
    • The fact that air traffic control is fragmented is resulting in flight delays all over Europe.

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