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adverbnoun [C]

us   /ˈæd·vɜrb/ specialized
grammar a word that describes or gives more information about another word, esp. a verb, adjective, or other adverb, or about a phrase: In the sentences, "She smiled cheerfully" and "He waited right outside the door," "cheerfully" and "right" are adverbs.
adverbial
adjective [not gradable] us   /ædˈvɜr·bi·əl/
an adverbial phrase
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adverbnoun [C]

uk   /ˈæd.vɜːb/ us   /ˈæd.vɝːb/
A2 a word that describes or gives more information about a verb, adjective, adverb, or phrase: In the phrase "she smiled cheerfully", the word "cheerfully" is an adverb. In the phrase "the house was spotlessly clean", the word "spotlessly" is an adverb.

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adverbial
adjective uk   /ədˈvɜː.bi.əl/ us   /ədˈvɝː.bi.əl/
an adverbial phrase
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(Definition of adverb from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “adverb”
in Korean 부사…
in Arabic ظَرْف…
in Malaysian adverb…
in French adverbe…
in Russian наречие…
in Chinese (Traditional) 副詞…
in Italian avverbio…
in Turkish zarf…
in Polish przysłówek…
in Spanish adverbio…
in Vietnamese phó từ…
in Portuguese advérbio…
in Thai คำวิเศษณ์, คำกริยาวิเศษณ์…
in German das Adverb…
in Catalan adverbi…
in Japanese (文法)副詞…
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in Indonesian adverbia…
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