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severaladjective [not gradable]

us   /ˈsev·rəl, -ər·əl/
(of an amount or number) more than two and fewer than many; some: I’ve seen "Star Wars" several times.

severalpronoun

us   /ˈsev·rəl, -ər·əl/
some of the people or things: Several in the building have complained about the fumes.
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severaldeterminer, pronoun

uk   /ˈsev.ər.əl/ us   /ˈsev.ɚ.əl/
A2 some; an amount that is not exact but is fewer than many: I've seen "Gone with the Wind" several times. Several people have complained about the plans. Several of my friends are learning English.

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severaladjective [before noun]

uk   /ˈsev.ər.əl/ us   /ˈsev.ɚ.əl/ formal
(Definition of several from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “several”
in Korean 여러가지의, 여러…
in Arabic عِدّة…
in Malaysian agak banyak…
in French plusieurs…
in Russian несколько…
in Chinese (Traditional) 一些, 幾個…
in Italian parecchi, diversi…
in Turkish bir kaç…
in Polish kilka, kilku…
in Spanish algunos, varios…
in Vietnamese vài, dăm ba…
in Portuguese vários…
in Thai หลาย ๆ…
in German mehrere…
in Catalan diversos…
in Japanese いくつかの(someよりも多く、3~10くらいの数を指す場合が多い)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 一些, 几个…
in Indonesian beberapa…
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