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English definition of “anyone”

anyone

pronoun     /ˈeniwʌn/ (also anybody)
A PERSON A2 used in questions and negatives to mean 'a person or people ': I didn't know anyone at the party . Does anyone else (= another person /other people ) want to come?Someone, anyone, no one or everyone
ANY PERSON B1 any person or any people : Anyone can go - you don't have to be invited .Someone, anyone, no one or everyone
(Definition of anyone pronoun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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