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other

determiner uk   /ˈʌð.ər/ us    //

other determiner (ADDITIONAL)

A1 as well as the thing or person already mentioned: The product has many other time-saving features. There is no other work available at the moment. There is only one other person who could help us. Are there any other people we should speak to? I've found one earring - do you know where the other one is?
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Also, extra, and in addition
A1 used at the end of a list to show that there are more things, without being exact about what they are: The plan has been opposed by schools, businesses and other local organizations. These two books will be especially useful for editors, journalists and other professional users of the language.Also, extra, and in addition

other determiner (OPPOSITE)

the other side/end (of sth) B1 the opposite side or end of something: Put the chair at the other end of the desk. The man was waiting on the other side of the street.Through, across, opposite and against

other determiner (DIFFERENT)

B1 different from the thing or person already mentioned: I've no cash - is there no other way of paying? He likes travelling abroad and learning about other people's customs and traditions.
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Different and difference
the other day, week, etc. B1 referring to a day, week, etc. in the recent past without saying exactly when it was: I saw him just the other day/night.In the past other than C1 formal different from or except: Holidays other than those in this brochure do not have free places for children. The form cannot be signed by anyone other than yourself.Different and differenceExcluding in a negative sentence, used to mean 'except': There's nothing on TV tonight, other than rubbish.Excluding in other words B2 used to introduce an explanation that is simpler than the one given earlier: He was economical with the truth - in other words, he was lying.Meaning and significanceTypifying, illustrating and exemplifying or other C1 informal used when you cannot or do not want to be exact about the information you are giving: The event was held in some park or other. We'll find someone or other to help us.UncertaintyHesitatingAchievable

other

pronoun uk   /ˈʌð.ər/ us    //
(Definition of other from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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