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Meaning of “still” - Learner’s Dictionary

still

adverb     /stɪl/
CONTINUING A2 used to say that something is continuing to happen now or that someone is continuing to do something now: He's still here if you want to speak to him. Do you still play basketball?NowContinue and last
POSSIBLE used to say that something continues to be possible: We could still catch the train if we leave now.Possible and probable
EMPHASIS B1 used to emphasize that you did not expect something to happen because something else makes it surprising: He didn't do much work but still came top of the class. The weather was terrible. Still, we had a good holiday.Connecting words which express a contrast
better/harder/worse, etc still B2 better/harder/worse, etc than something elseComparing and contrasting
(Definition of still adverb from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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