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very

adverb [not gradable]  us   /ˈver·i/

very adverb [not gradable] (EXTREMELY)

(used to add emphasis to an adjective or adverb) to a great degree, or extremely: I was working very hard, but I enjoyed it. It’s very easy to find our house. She was a very good teacher. People didn’t like him very much.
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very

adjective [not gradable]  us   /ˈver·i/

very adjective [not gradable] (EXACT)

(used to add emphasis to a noun) exact or particular: I’d heard stories about him and now here he was, the very person I now accompanied. This very moment was what he had been waiting for. He found the missing paper at the very bottom of the pile.
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