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again

 
pronunciation:
gen
phrases:
again and again
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: another time.
Please say that again.
similar words:
afresh, anew
definition 2: to a previous state, condition, or place.
He was poor for a while, but now he's rich again.She was very sick, but she's completely well again.I simply went to the store and came back home again.
similar words:
afresh, anew
definition 3: on the other hand.
I might lend you the money, and then again I might not.
definition 4: in addition to the other amount being compared with.
Flour costs half again what it cost only a few years ago.
definition 5: used to emphasize an idea that one has earlier expressed in the same conversation, speech, or text.
Again, there is no time to lose! We must act now!Again, we shouldn't jump to conclusions. We need to wait till we know all the facts.
phrase: again and again