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when

conjunction, adverb [not gradable]  us   /hwen, wen, hwən, wən/

when conjunction, adverb [not gradable] (AT WHAT TIME)

at what time; at the time at which: When is supper going to be ready? When did the American Civil War begin? I was just getting into the shower when the phone rang.

when

conjunction  us   /hwen, wen, hwən, wən/

when conjunction (CONSIDERING THAT)

considering the fact that: I can’t really call myself a vegetarian when I eat fish.

when conjunction (ALTHOUGH)

despite the fact that: He says he hasn’t got any money when the truth is he’s got plenty.
Translations of “when”
in Arabic مَتى…
in Korean 언제…
in Malaysian sedangkan…
in French alors que…
in Turkish ne zaman…
in Italian quando…
in Chinese (Traditional) 甚麼時候,何時…
in Russian когда?…
in Polish kiedy…
in Vietnamese mặc dù…
in Spanish si…
in Portuguese quando…
in Thai แม้ว่า…
in German wenn…
in Catalan quan…
in Japanese いつ…
in Indonesian padahal…
in Chinese (Simplified) 什么时候,何时…
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