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norconjunction

 us   /nɔr, nər/
used before the second or last of a ​series of ​negativepossibilities that usually ​begin with "neither": Neither Michael nor his ​wife was ​injured in the ​crash.
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norconjunction

uk   /nɔːr/  us   /nɔːr/
used before the second or last of a set of ​negativepossibilities, usually after "neither": We can neither ​change nor ​improve it. Strangely, neither Carlo nor Juan ​saw what ​happened.
B2 mainly UK neither: "I've never been to Iceland." "Nor have I." I can't be at the ​meeting and nor can Andrew.

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