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preposition, conjunction uk   strong /ðæn/ weak /ðən/ us  
A1 used to join two parts of a comparison: My son is a lot taller than my daughter. You always walk faster than I do! You're earlier than usual.A2 used with "more" or "less" to compare numbers or amounts: I spent more than I intended to. It cost less than I expected.
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in Korean -보다…
in Arabic مِن (لِلمُقارَنة)…
in French que…
in Turkish ...dan/den…
in Italian di, che, quanto…
in Chinese (Traditional) 比, (與 more 或 less 連用,比較數量)…
in Russian чем…
in Polish niż, od…
in Spanish que, de lo que…
in Portuguese (do) que…
in German als…
in Catalan que…
in Japanese ~よりも, ~に比べて…
in Chinese (Simplified) 比, (与 more 或 less 连用,比较数量)…
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