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another meaning

EN[əˈnʌðə(ɹ)] [əˈnʌðɚ] [-ʌðə(r)]
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  • Another or variant may refer to:
  • anOther or Another Magazine, culture and fashion magazine
  • Another (novel), a Japanese horror novel and anime series
  • Another River, a river in Alaska, United States
  • A. N. Other, a pseudonym

    Definition of another in English Dictionary

  • PronounPREano-
    1. The additional one of the same kind.
      1. I saw one movie, but I think I will see another.
    2. One that is different from the current one.
      1. This napkin fell to the floor, could you please bring me another?
    3. One of the group of things of the same kind.
      1. His interests keep shifting from one thing to another.
  • Determiner
    1. One more, in addition to a former number; a second or additional one, similar in likeness or in effect.
      1. Yes, I'd like another slice of cake, thanks. ‎
    2. Not the same; different.
      1. Do you know another way to do this job? ‎
    3. Any or some; any different person, indefinitely; anyone else; someone else.
      1. He has never known another like her. ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • But here was someone who could have been paid regally for just phoning it in for another year or two willing instead to throw that all away
      • Urgent: please wire me another 100 pounds sterling. ‎
      • The competition to imperialize foreign lands was another cause of World War I.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Another option exists for eliminating Tregs is anticytotoxic T-lymphocyte antigen 4 (CTLA4) antibodies.
      • Another possible physiological role for a hyperpolarization-activated inward current could be in the postburst hyperpolarization that is characteristic of parasol cells.
      • Another study found that MSCs exert a tumouricidal effect on glioma cells in vitro and in vivo after transplantation into experimental tumours [ 8 ].
    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • It's easy to recall who I hate, but I'm generally pretty friendly, so I can't think of any particularly sleb that I'd like to be friends with more than another.
      • Tokyo is a wonderful city, once you get used to living on top of one another.
      • Getting a ticket is one thing, finding a suitable place from which to enjoy the cinematic splendors can be quite another.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Determiners
      • Pronouns
        • Indefinite pronouns
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      1. en another county heard from
      2. en another nail in one's coffin
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of another for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this word "another" is a determiner. It's also a pronoun, more specifically, an indefinite pronoun.
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