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than

than

 
pronunciation:
thaen
part of speech: conjunction
definition 1: used to introduce the alternative part of a comparison.
She is more gifted than her cousin.
definition 2: used to demonstrate preference or express exception when following an adjective or an adverb.
Nothing is more delicious than chocolate ice cream.I have no coat other than this one.It costs less than thirty cents.