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English definition of “other”


pronoun     /ˈʌð.ər/ US  //
A2 the second of two things or people , or the thing or person that is left in a group or set of things: Hold the racquet in one hand and the ball in the other. Some people prefer a vegetarian diet , while others prefer a meat-based diet . She gave me one book last week and promised to bring the others on Wednesday .Things remainingDifferent and difference others [plural] B2 more ones : I only know about this book , but there might be others (= other books ).Also, extra, and in addition B1 people in general , not including yourself: You shouldn't expect others to do your work for you.People in general Grammar:OrOr is a conjunction that connects two or more possibilities or alternatives. It connects words, phrases and clauses which are the same grammatical type:Grammar:Other, others, the other or another?Grammar:OtherOther means ‘additional or extra’, or ‘alternative’, or ‘different types of’.Grammar:The otherGrammar:AnotherWhen we use the indefinite article an before other, we write it as one word: another. Another means ‘one more’ or ‘an additional or extra’, or ‘an alternative or different’.Grammar:Other, others, the other or another: typical errors
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