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yet

adverb
 
 
/jet/
BEFORE A2 before now or before that time: Have you read his book yet? "Has he called?" "No, not yet."Until a particular moment
NOW A2 now or as early as this time: I don't want to go home yet.Now
the best/worst, etc yet B2 the best/worst, etc until now: That was my worst exam yet.Worse and worstExtremely good
be/have yet to do sth to not have done something that was expected before this time: They have yet to make a decision.In the future and soon
yet again/another/more, etc B2 used to show that you are surprised or annoyed that something is being repeated or increased: He's given us yet more work to do.Also, extra, and in addition
could/may/might, etc yet used to say there is still a possibility that something will happen: He may win yet.In the future and soon
(Definition of yet adverb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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