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English definition of “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.Parts of speech
adjective uk   /ədˈvɜː.bi.əl/ us    /-ˈvɝː-/
an adverbial phraseParts of speech
(Definition of adverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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