a number of things selected from a group to stand for the whole <the novel's multitudinous array of characters constitute a veritable slice of humanity> Related Words case
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a piece that has been separated from the whole by cutting <took a slice from the cake before passing it down the table> Related Words chop
something belonging to, due to, or contributed by an individual member of a group <there's a pile of money to be made on this land deal, and everybody's trying to get their slice> Synonyms allotment
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