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since

adverb uk   /sɪns/ us  
B2 from a particular time in the past until a later time, or until now: Emma went to work in New York a year ago, and we haven't seen her since. He started working for the company when he left school, and has been there ever since (= and is still there). I've long since (= long ago) forgotten any Latin I ever learned.
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conjunction uk   /sɪns/ us  

since conjunction (BECAUSE)

B1 because; as: Since we've got a few minutes to wait for the train, let's have a cup of coffee.
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since conjunction (TIME)

B1 from a particular time in the past until a later time, or until now: I've been very busy since I came back from holiday.
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Translations of “since”
in Korean -이후, -때 부터…
in Arabic مُنْذ…
in French depuis (que), depuis que, puisque…
in Turkish ...dan/den beri…
in Italian da…
in Chinese (Traditional) 此後,從此…
in Russian с, с тех пор, после…
in Polish od (czasu), od tego czasu…
in Spanish desde que, después que, ya que…
in Portuguese desde…
in German seit, seitdem, da…
in Catalan des de…
in Japanese (過去のある地点)からずっと, ~以来…
in Chinese (Simplified) 此后,从此…
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