Significado de “either” - en el Diccionario Inglés

either en inglés

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uk /ˈaɪ.ðər/ /ˈiː.ðər/ us /ˈiː.ðɚ/ /ˈaɪ.ðɚ/

eitherdeterminer, pronoun, conjunction

uk /ˈaɪ.ðər/ /ˈiː.ðər/ us /ˈiː.ðɚ/ /ˈaɪ.ðɚ/

B1 used when referring to a choice between two possibilities:

Either candidate would be ideal for the job.
"Do you prefer pork or beef?" "I don't like either."
"Would you like the metal or plastic one?" "Either will do."
You can get there by train or bus - either way/in either case it'll take an hour.
We can either eat now or after the show - it's up to you.
Either you leave now or I call the police!

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uk /ˈaɪ.ðər/ /ˈiː.ðər/ us /ˈiː.ðɚ/ /ˈaɪ.ðɚ/

(Definición de either del Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

either en inglés americano

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eitheradverb [ not gradable ]

us /ˈi·ðər, ˈɑɪ-/

either adverb [ not gradable ] (ALSO)

used in negatives instead of also or too:

The restaurant has good food, and it’s not expensive either.

eitheradjective, pronoun, conjunction

us /ˈi·ðər, ˈɑɪ-/

either adjective, pronoun, conjunction (CHOICE)

one or the other of two:

Either person would be fine for the job.
You can go by train or bus – either way it’ll take an hour.
I left it either at home or in the car.

You can also use either to mean both:

Friends sat on either side of me on the plane.

(Definición de either del Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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We cannot afford, in either financial or human terms, to make room for woolly interpretations by one side or the other.
The licence will make it easier to organise these services either side of the borders and will contribute to labour mobility in the field of air traffic control.
Ordinary people understand that although some water may not be perfect for bathing, it is not dangerous either: it is just sufficient.
I believe that it is very unfair that the draft omits to mention the significant number of women who are either retired or not receiving a pension.
A convention will not be enough either.
Either we are able to keep the country united with the constitutional agreement, or an inexorable civil war will break out.
As you all know, there is not much control in these areas in terms of either hygiene or the use of appropriate drugs to fight these diseases.
For, while it is true that there can be no peace without security, there can be no peace without justice either.
Now that will not be enough either.
I say that because ultimately there are only a few issues that are really controversial, and they are unlikely to be resolved next year either.

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