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English definition of “still”


adverb (GREATER DEGREE)    /stɪl/
B2 to an even greater degree or in an even greater amount : The number of people killed in the explosion is likely to rise still higher . The company is hoping to extend its market still further . Still more snow fell overnight . I'll meet you at the theatre . No, better still, let's meet in a pub and have a drink first. I'm worried that his car has broken down, or worse still, that he's had an accident . Why do you have to tell me still (= even ) more lies ?Also, extra, and in addition Grammar:StillStill is an adverb and an adjective.Grammar:Still as an adverbWe use still as an adverb to emphasise that something is continuing:Grammar:Still as an adjectiveWe use still as an adjective to say that something is not moving:Grammar:Still: typical errors
(Definition of still adverb (GREATER DEGREE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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