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without

preposition, adverb uk   /wɪˈðaʊt/ us  
A2 not having or doing something, or lacking something: I've come out without my umbrella. You look nice without make-up. He went without my knowledge. I couldn't have done it without you. She's strong without being bossy. Do start without me. formal He's not without (= he does have some) qualities. This is without a doubt (= certainly) the best Chinese food I've ever had. You shouldn't drive for more than three hours without taking a break. Without wishing to be rude (= I don't want to be rude, but), don't you think you need a hair cut?
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in Korean -없이, (사람)-없이…
in Arabic بِدون, مِن غَيْر…
in French sans…
in Turkish ...sız/siz, ...sızın/sizin, ...madan/maksızın…
in Italian senza…
in Chinese (Traditional) 沒有, 無, 缺少…
in Russian без, не делая чего-либо…
in Polish bez…
in Spanish sin…
in Portuguese sem…
in German ohne…
in Catalan sense…
in Japanese ~なしで(に), ~(し)ないで, (人)抜きで…
in Chinese (Simplified) 没有, 无, 缺少…
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