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English definition of “very”


adjective [before noun] (EXACT)    /ˈver.i/
C2 (used to add emphasis to a noun ) exact or particular : This is the very book I've been looking for all month . You're the very person we need for the job . The letter was sent on Monday from Manchester and arrived in London the very same/next day . The very idea / thought of having her friends to stay fills me with dread .Particular and individual
(Definition of very adjective (EXACT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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