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English definition of “otherwise”


adverb [not gradable]    /ˈʌð·ərˌwɑɪz/
differently, or in another way: Samuel Clemens, otherwise known as Mark Twain Parts of the company will be sold or otherwise dismantled. Otherwise also means except for what was just referred to: I like working outside when it’s warm, but otherwise I stay indoors.
(Definition of otherwise adverb from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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