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    Definition of if not in English Dictionary

  • AdverbSUF-not
    1. used to link a semantically weaker word to a semantically stronger word following the adverb, both sharing the same basic meaning, indicating the increased likelihood of the former.
      1. People who talk about an imminent possibility of war seldom pose this question: What would North Korea’s leadership get from unleashing a war that they are likely to lose in weeks, if not days?
  • Mehr Beispiele
    1. Wird in der Mitte des Satzes verwendet
      • To be sure, politicians are in some respects acting logically and rationally, if not necessarily civic-mindedly, when they choose to focus on areas with active citizens and organizations.
      • Necrotic tissue and/or epidural abscess compressing the spinal cord, if not treated, can be complicated by paraplegia or even panplegia.
      • Names of this sort, theophorous or basilophorous, were regularly given to foreigners residing in Egypt from the New Kingdom onwards, if not earlier; even Joseph was no exception.
  • Wortart Hierarchie
    1. Adverbien
      • Unver Adverbien
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    1. en if nothing else
    Source: Wiktionary

    Meaning of if not for the defined word.

    Grammatisch, dieses idiom "if not" ist ein adverbien, genauer gesagt, ein unver adverbien.
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