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adverb

noun [C] uk   /ˈæd.vɜːb/  us   /-vɝːb/
A2 a word that describes or gives more information about a verb, adjective, adverb, or phrase: In the phrase "she smiled cheerfully", the word "cheerfully" is an adverb. In the phrase "the house was spotlessly clean", the word "spotlessly" is an adverb.
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adverbial
adjective uk   /ədˈvɜː.bi.əl/  us   /-ˈvɝː-/
an adverbial phrase
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Translations of “adverb”
in Arabic ظَرْف…
in Korean 부사…
in Malaysian adverb…
in French adverbe…
in Turkish zarf…
in Italian avverbio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 副詞…
in Russian наречие…
in Polish przysłówek…
in Vietnamese phó từ…
in Spanish adverbio…
in Portuguese advérbio…
in Thai คำวิเศษณ์, คำกริยาวิเศษณ์…
in German das Adverb…
in Catalan adverbi…
in Japanese (文法)副詞…
in Indonesian adverbia…
in Chinese (Simplified) 副词…
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