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"given" in British English

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givenverb

uk   us   /ˈɡɪv.ən/
past participle of give

givenpreposition

uk   us   /ˈɡɪv.ən/
knowing about or ​considering a ​particular thing: Given his ​age, he's a ​remarkablyfastrunner. Given (the ​fact) that he's had six ​months to do this, he hasn't made much ​progress.

givenadjective

uk   us   /ˈɡɪv.ən/

given adjective (ARRANGED)

already ​decided, ​arranged, or ​agreed: At the given ​signal, the ​grouprushedforward to the ​barrier. The ​bomb could go off at any given (= any)time and in any given (= any)place.

given adjective (HAVE HABIT)

be given to sth to do something ​regularly or as a ​habit: She was given to ​staying in ​bed till ​lunchtime.

givennoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈɡɪv.ən/
something that is ​certain to ​happen: You can take it as a given that there will be ​champagne at the ​wedding.
(Definition of given from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"given" in American English

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given

 us   /ˈɡɪv·ən/

given (GIVE)

past participle of give

givennoun [C]

 us   /ˈɡɪv·ən/

given noun [C] (ACCEPTED FACT)

something that is ​certain to ​happen or to be: It’s a given that if he is ​defeated for reelection, he’ll be ​offered a ​position in the ​administration.

givenpreposition

 us   /ˈɡɪv·ən/

given preposition (KNOWING)

considering: Given his ​age, he’s in ​excellentphysicalcondition.

givenadjective [not gradable]

 us   /ˈɡɪv·ən/

given adjective [not gradable] (ARRANGED)

already ​decided, ​arranged, or ​agreed: At any given ​time (= at any ​particulartime), the ​jury may ​reach a ​verdict, so we’d ​betterstaynearby.
(Definition of given from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"given" in Business English

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givennoun [C, usually singular]

uk   us   /ˈɡɪvən/
something that is ​certain to ​happen: It's a given that the role of ​government in American ​life is going to ​expand over the next few ​years.
(Definition of given from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “given”
in Chinese (Simplified) 送给, 提供, 赠与…
in Turkish vermek' fiilinin üçüncü hali…
in Russian прич. прош. вр. от гл. give…
in Chinese (Traditional) 送給, 提供, 贈與…
in Polish -…
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