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EN[bɪˈtwiːn] [bəˈtwin]
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    Definition of between in English Dictionary

  • NomPLbetweensPREbe-SUF-éen
    1. A kind of needle, shorter than a sharp, with a small rounded eye, used for making fine stitches on heavy fabrics.
    2. Préposition
      1. In the position or interval that separates (two things), or intermediate in quantity or degree. (See the Usage notes below.).
        1. John stood between Amy and Mary.  Let's meet between two and three. ‎
        2. I want to buy one that costs somewhere between forty and fifty dollars. ‎
      2. Done together or reciprocally.
        1. conversation between friends
      3. Shared in confidence.
        1. Between you and me, I think the boss is crazy.  Let's keep this between ourselves. ‎
      4. In transit from (one to the other, or connecting places).
        1. He's between jobs right now.  The shuttle runs between the town and the airport. ‎
      5. Combined (by effort or ownership).
        1. Between us all, we shall succeed.  We've only got £5 between us. ‎
        2. Between the leaky taps and the peeling wallpaper, there isn't much about this house to appeal to a buyer. ‎
      6. One of (representing a choice).
        1. You must choose between him and me. ‎
        2. Some colour-blind people can't distinguish between red and green. ‎
    3. Plus d'exemples
      1. Utilisé au milieu de la phrase
        • The FA Cup third round tie between Liverpool and Cardiff was their first meeting in the competition since 1957.
        • It's really a toss-up between the red skirt with blue stripes and the blue skirt with red stripes. They both look good and fit well.
        • Explanations for the mismatch between mother preference and host suitability can include threat of hyperparasitoids, host defence, and learning of plant-host complex cues [5 ].
      2. Utilisé au début de la phrase
        • Between lessons, the teachers relaxed in the staffroom.
    • Partie du discours Hiérarchie
      1. Morphèmes
        • Préfixes
          • Paroles de préfixe
            • Words prefixed with be-
        • Noms
          • Noms Dénombrable
          • Prépositions
          Liens Connexes:
          1. en betweene
          2. en betweens
          3. en betweenane
          4. en betweenity
          5. en betweenness
          Source: Wiktionnaire

          Meaning of between for the defined word.

          Grammaticalement, ce mot "between" est un morphème, plus spécifiquement, un préfixe. C'est aussi un nom, plus spécifiquement, un noms dénombrable. C'est aussi un préposition.
          Difficulté: Niveau 1
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          Facile     ➨     Difficile
          Définition: Niveau 9
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          Précis    ➨     Polyvalent
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