Meaning of “several” in the English Dictionary

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(Definition of “several” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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severaladjective [ not gradable ]

us /ˈsev·rəl, -ər·əl/

(of an amount or number) more than two and fewer than many; some:

I’ve seen "Star Wars" several times.


us /ˈsev·rəl, -ər·əl/

some of the people or things:

Several in the building have complained about the fumes.

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