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another

determiner, pronoun uk   /əˈnʌð.ər/ us    //

another determiner, pronoun (ADDITIONAL)

A2 one more person or thing or an extra amount: I'm going to have another piece of cake. "Would you get me a bar of chocolate from the kitchen?" "Another one?" We can fit another person in my car. Danny's had yet another car accident. For another £30 (= for £30 more) you can buy the model with a touchscreen. Just think, in another three months (= three months from now) it'll be summer again.one... after another a lot of things, one after the other: I'm not surprised he's feeling ill - he was eating one ice cream after another!
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another determiner, pronoun (DIFFERENT)

A2 a different person or thing: She's finished with that boyfriend and found herself another (one). Do you want to exchange this toaster for another (one) or do you want your money back?one another B1 each other: They gave one another presents when they met at the airport.one way or another in some way that is not known yet: We'll get out of this mess one way or another.
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