Definition of residual adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//rɪˈzɪdjuəl//
; NAmE NAmE//rɪˈzɪdʒuəl//
[only before noun] (formal)
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remaining at the end of a process synonym outstanding There are still a few residual problems with the computer program. residual income (= money that is left from your income after you have paid tax and other costs)
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: residual