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every meaning

EN[ˈɛv.ɹi] [ˈɛv.ə.ɹi]
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  • Every may refer to:
  • Every (surname) (for people with the name Every)
  • Suzuki Every, a kei truck produced by Japanese automaker Suzuki
  • every, a determiner in the English language
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    Definition of every in English Dictionary

  • DeterminerSUF-ery
    1. All of a countable group, without exception.
      1. Every person in the room stood and cheered. ‎
    2. Used with ordinal numbers to denote those items whose position is divisible by the corresponding cardinal number, or a portion of equal size to that set.
      1. Every third bead was red, and the rest were blue.  The sequence was thus red, blue, blue, red, blue, blue etc. ‎
      2. Decimation originally meant the execution of every tenth soldier in a unit. ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • A sphere may be osculatory to the surface in every direction at an umbilicus.
      • "What's your soup du jour today?" / "Cream of tomato, just like every day."
      • They wondred all, and marveylled sayinge amonge themselves: Loke, are not all these which speake off galile? And howe heare we every man his awne tongue wherein we were boren?
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Every Christmas, my mother makes fruitcakes for Africa. ‎
      • Every regular TV viewer will undoubtedly have his own candidate for cultdom.
      • Every morning he powered up his electronic devices, even before making coffee.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Determiners
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    1. en everything
    2. en everywhere
    3. en everybody
    4. en everyone
    5. en everyday
    Source: Wiktionary
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    Meaning of every for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "every" is a determiner.
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