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English definition of “even”

even

adverb     /ˈiːvən/
A2 used to emphasize something that is surprising : Everyone danced , even Mick . I said hello , but he didn't even look at me.Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
even better/faster/smaller, etc B1 used when comparing things, to emphasize the difference : I think Alex is going to be even taller than his father .Very and extremeComplete and wholeIntensifying expressions
even if B2 used to emphasize that a particular situation would not change what you have just said: I would never eat meat , even if I was really hungry .Connecting words which express a condition
even though B2 although : He still smokes , even though he's got asthma .Connecting words which express a contrast
even so used to emphasize that something surprising is true despite what you have just said: Car prices have gone down a lot, but even so, we couldn't afford to buy one.Connecting words which express a contrastAlso, extra, and in addition
(Definition of even adverb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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