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fragment

Translation of fragment in Spanish:

noun/nombre

/ˈfrægmənt/
  • 1.1 (broken piece) fragmento (masculine), trozo (masculine)
    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) fragmento (masculine)
    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/verbo intransitivo

/ˈfrægment; frægˈment; frægˈment/
  • [glass/china/rock] hacerse* añicos or pedazos, romperse*; [society/group/political party] fragmentarse

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

/ˈfrægment; frægˈment; frægˈment/
  • [glass/china/rock] hacer* añicos or pedazos; [society/political party] fragmentar

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