Significado de “yet” - en el Diccionario Inglés


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yet adverb (UNTIL NOW)

A2 still; until the present time:

I haven't spoken to her yet.
He hasn't finished yet.
"Are you ready?" "Not yet - wait a minute."
the best, worst, etc. yet

B2 the best, worst, etc. until now:

Of all the songs I've heard tonight, that's the best yet.
as yet C1 formal

until and including this time:

We haven't needed extra staff as yet, but we may in the future.
No ambulances had as yet managed to get across the river.

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yet adverb (IN THE FUTURE)

C1 from now and for a particular period of time in the future:

She won't be back for a long time yet.
Our holiday isn't for weeks yet.
have yet to

C2 If you have yet to do something, you have not done it:

They have yet to make a decision.

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yet adverb (EVEN NOW)

C2 even at this stage or time:

We could yet succeed - you never know.
You might yet prove me wrong.
He may win yet.

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yetadverb, conjunction

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B1 (and) despite that; used to add something that seems surprising because of what you have just said:

He's overweight and bald, (and) yet somehow, he's attractive.

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

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yet adverb [ not gradable ] (NOW/THEN)

(used in negative statements and questions) at this time or at that time; now or then:

"Is dinner ready?" "Not yet."
Has Janet finished her homework yet?
He had not yet decided what to do.

yet adverb [ not gradable ] (IN THE FUTURE)

in the future; still:

The best was yet to come.

yet adverb [ not gradable ] (IN ADDITION)

(used esp. when describing a long process or an event in a series) in addition; once more:

The governor commissioned yet another study.
She didn’t want to explain yet again why she was disappointed.

yet adverb [ not gradable ] (EVEN NOW)

even at this stage or time:

We may yet succeed – you never know.

yetconjunction, adverb [ not gradable ]

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yet conjunction, adverb [ not gradable ] (DESPITE THAT)

despite that:

Melissa was not doing well in her physics course, yet overall she had a B average.

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

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While we may not yet have the capacity to wage war in defence of our values, we have long experience at winning the peace.
We have systems which are financially unsustainable, whose treatment of the younger and future generations is wicked, and yet we cannot muster the political will to change the situation.
The most rigorous scientific research says as much, though there is as yet no scientifically proven risk of a collapse in fish stocks.
We know everything is not yet perfect.
We will only make such a gesture, should this prove necessary, in the context of an overall balance, which has not yet been fully achieved.
She regrets that her flight cannot get her here yet, and so she has asked me to stand in for her.
Infected patients can only be given adjunct treatment, since doctors have not yet identified the active antiviral agents which would be able to fight it.
The abolition of small currencies, which is also advocated, will in practice lead to yet further price increases because figures will be rounded up by quite a large margin.
The challenges are not over yet, however.
There have been problems, but given the difficult circumstances, the demobilisation process can be qualified as successful, although reintegration has not yet been fully achieved.

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