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English definition of “another”


determiner, pronoun (ADDITIONAL)    /əˈnʌð.ər/ US  //
A2 one more person or thing or an extra amount : I'm going to have another piece of cake . "Would you get me a bar of chocolate from the kitchen ?" "Another one?" We can fit another person in my car . Danny's had yet another car accident . For another £30 (= for £30 more) you can buy the model with a touchscreen . Just think , in another three months (= three months from now) it'll be summer again.Also, extra, and in addition one... after another a lot of things, one after the other: I'm not surprised he's feeling ill - he was eating one ice cream after another!Large in number or quantity Grammar:OrOr is a conjunction that connects two or more possibilities or alternatives. It connects words, phrases and clauses which are the same grammatical type:Grammar:Other, others, the other or another?Grammar:OtherOther means ‘additional or extra’, or ‘alternative’, or ‘different types of’.Grammar:The other
(Definition of another determinerpronoun (ADDITIONAL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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