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  • The "Other" (or "Constitutive Other") is a concept of the identity of difference that is discussed within some works of Continental philosophy and in the social sciences, such as across the taxonomies of anthropology.
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    Definition of other in English Dictionary

  • NounPLothers
    1. An other one, more often rendered as another.
      1. I'm afraid little Robbie does not always play well with others. ‎
    2. The other one; the second of two.
      1. One boat is not better than the other. ‎
  • VerbSGothersPRotheringPT, PPothered
    1. VT To make into an other.
      1. "Rican" is code for its homonym, "redskin,"' through which they othered this non-Mexican ethnic group.
    2. VT To treat as different or separate; segregate; ostracise.
      1. VT (ethnicity or race) To label as "other".
      2. AdjectiveCOMmore otherSUPmost other
        1. See other (determiner) below.
          1. second.
            1. I get paid every other week.
          2. Alien.
            1. In Matthew's account, the law remains intact, as does virtually everything except that critical belief in Jesus as the Messiah (obviously no small thing), and this is not enough to make Matthew completely other from its Jewish origins.
          3. Different.
            1. it is inherent, rather, in the revolutionary attempt of the West to externalize the idea of a source of meaning wholly other than what is embodied in human conventions and hierarchies.
          4. OBS Left, as opposed to right.
          5. AdverbCOMmore otherSUPmost other
            1. Apart from; in the phrase "other than".
              1. Other than that, I'm fine.
            2. OBS otherwise.
              1. It shall none other be. — Chaucer.
              2. If you think other. — Shakespeare.
          6. Conjunction
            1. OBS Or.
            2. Determiner
              1. Not the one or ones previously referred to.
                1. Other people would do it differently. ‎
            3. More Examples
              1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
                • Some traditional societies have a single hereditary tribal chief, others a whole hierarchy of elected tribal chiefs, etc.
                • Although dangerous, over the road truck drivers sometimes slipstream with each other to save fuel.
                • Henry had hesitated before authorising the spoliation; he would soon tergiversate on other matters of doctrine but this act was irreversible.
              2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
                • Other grades of paper, such as uncoated free sheet paper used in electronic printers and copiers, are increasing in per capita consumption.
                • Other would-be Bright Young People, Lytton Strachey snarked, seemed to have “just a few feathers where brains should be.”
                • Others derive Sophi from the Sophi or Sages anciently called Magi.
              3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
                • In short, what the theorist has given Smith is a new way of talking about some important goings on in the lives of others.
                • They spent the whole visit talking a mile a minute and then went home and phoned each other!
                • Both countries can rebuild now that they have made peace with each other.
            • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
              1. Adjectives
                • Adverbs
                  • Uncomparable adverbs
                  • Conjunctions
                    • Determiners
                      • Nouns
                        • Countable nouns
                        • Verbs
                          • Transitive verbs
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                        Grammatically, this word "other" is an adjective. It's also an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb. It's also a conjunction. It's also a determiner. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a verb, more specifically, a transitive verb.
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