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Meaning of “another” in the English Dictionary

"another" in British English

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anotherdeterminer, pronoun

uk   /əˈnʌð.ər/  us   //

another determiner, pronoun (ADDITIONAL)

A2 one more ​person or thing or an ​extraamount: I'm going to have another ​piece of ​cake. "Would you get me a ​bar of ​chocolate from the ​kitchen?" "Another one?" We can ​fit another ​person in my ​car. Danny's had yet another ​caraccident. For another £30 (= for £30 more) you can ​buy the ​model with a ​touchscreen. Just ​think, in another three ​months (= three ​months from now) it'll be ​summer after another a lot of things, one after the other: I'm not ​surprised he's ​feelingill - he was ​eating one ​icecream after another!
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another determiner, pronoun (DIFFERENT)

A2 a different ​person or thing: She's ​finished with that ​boyfriend and ​found herself another (one). Do you ​want to ​exchange this ​toaster for another (one) or do you ​wantyourmoney back?one another B1 each other: They gave one another ​presents when they ​met at the ​ way or another in some way that is not ​knownyet: We'll get out of this ​mess one way or another.
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(Definition of another from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"another" in American English

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anotheradjective, pronoun

 us   /əˈnʌð·ər/

another adjective, pronoun (ADDITIONAL)

one more (​person or thing) or an ​additional (​amount): We have two ​tickets and need another (one). Summer will be here in another three ​months (= three ​months in the ​future). We have ​room in the ​car for another if we all ​sitclose together.

another adjective, pronoun (DIFFERENT)

a different (​person or thing): Do you ​want to ​exchange this ​dress for another (one), or do you ​wantyourmoney back? It’s raining today, so we’ll have to have the ​picnic another ​day.
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