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adverb, adjective [before noun] uk   us   /ðen/
A1 (at) that time (in the past or in the future): I was working in the city then.formal I wanted to live in the city, but my then husband (= the man who was my husband at that time) preferred the country. Give it to me next week - I won't have time to read it before/until then. I'll phone you tomorrow - I should have the details by then.
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then

adverb uk   us   /ðen/

then adverb (NEXT)

A1 next or after that: Let me finish this job, then we'll go. Give her the letter to read, then she'll understand.
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then adverb (IN ADDITION)

B2 in addition: This is the standard model, then there's the deluxe version which costs more.
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then adverb (RESULT)

A2 as a result; in that case; also used as a way of joining a statement to an earlier piece of conversation: Have a rest now, then you won't be so tired this evening. You'll be selling your house, then?
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