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English definition of “might”


modal verb (PERMISSION)    /maɪt/ UK formal
used as a more polite form of may when asking for permission : Might I ask a question ? I wonder if I might have a quick look at your newspaper ?Making appeals and requests Grammar:MightGrammar:Might: formsGrammar:Might: usesGrammar:Might: typical error
(Definition of might modal verb (PERMISSION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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