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Turkish translation of “rather”

rather

adverb
 
 
/ˈrɑːðər/
SLIGHTLY B1 slightly or to a degree
biraz, az çok, oldukça
I rather like it. I find her books rather dull.Some and quite
rather than B1 instead of
yerine; ...dan/den ziyade/çok; ...-mektense/dense
He saw his music as a hobby rather than a career.Replacing and exchanging
would rather B1 If you would rather do something, you would prefer to do that thing.
tercih etmek; yeğlemek
I'd much rather go out for a meal than stay in and watch TV.Liking more
CORRECT B2 used to change something you have just said and make it more correct
daha doğrusu, aslında
I tried writing some drama, or rather comedy-drama, but it wasn't very good.Replacing and exchanging
(Definition of rather from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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