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otherwise

conjunction
 
 
/ˈʌðəwaɪz/
B1 used when saying what will happen if someone does not obey an order or do what has been suggested: You'd better phone home, otherwise your parents will start to worry. He ought to pay the fine, otherwise he might go to prison.Either, or, neither, nor
Translations of “otherwise”
in Korean 그렇지 않으면…
in Arabic وَإلا…
in Portuguese caso contrário, senão…
in Catalan si no…
in Japanese もしそうでなければ…
in Italian altrimenti…
in Chinese (Traditional) 否則,不然…
in Russian или же, иначе…
in Turkish aksi takdirde, yoksa…
in Chinese (Simplified) 否则,不然…
in Polish w przeciwnym razie…
(Definition of otherwise conjunction from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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