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English definition of “adverb”

adverb

noun [C]    /ˈæd·vɜrb/ specialized
grammar a word that describes or gives more information about another word, esp . a verb , adjective , or other adverb, or about a phrase: In the sentences , "She smiled cheerfully " and "He waited right outside the door ," " cheerfully " and " right " are adverbs. adverbial    /ædˈvɜr·bi·əl/ adjective [not gradable] an adverbial phrase
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