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English definition of “given”

given

preposition     /ˈɡɪv.ən/
knowing about or considering a particular thing: Given his age, he's a remarkably fast runner. Given (the fact) that he's had six months to do this, he hasn't made much progress.Knowledge and awarenessConnecting words which express a contrast
(Definition of given preposition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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