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else

adverb [not gradable]  /els/ us  
(after words beginning with any-, every-, no-, and some-, or after how, what, where, who, and why, but not which) other, another, different, additional: If it doesn’t work, try something else (= something different/another way or thing). Let’s go before anyone else (= another/an additional person) arrives. The book isn’t here – where else (= In what other place) should I look?
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