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English definition of “another”


determiner, pronoun (DIFFERENT)    /əˈnʌð.ər/ US  //
A2 a different person or thing: She's finished with that boyfriend and found herself another (one). Do you want to exchange this toaster for another (one) or do you want your money back?Different and difference one another B1 each other: They gave one another presents when they met at the airport .Reciprocating one way or another in some way that is not known yet : We'll get out of this mess one way or another.Ways of achieving things Grammar:Each other, one anotherWe use each other and one another to show that each person in a group of two or more people does something to the others. There is very little difference between each other and one another and we can normally use them in the same places. Each other is more common than one another: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 (DIFFERENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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