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    Definition of rather than in English Dictionary

  • Konjunktion
    1. And not.
      1. Used to indicate that the following alternative is less preferred.
        1. According to this saga of intellectual-property misanthropy, these creatures [patent trolls] roam the business world, buying up patents and then using them to demand extravagant payouts from companies they accuse of infringing them. Often, their victims pay up rather than face the costs of a legal battle.
    2. Präposition
      1. instead of; in preference to.
        1. I'd like a dog rather than a cat.
    3. Mehr Beispiele
      1. Wird in der Mitte des Satzes verwendet
        • It has long been known that if range restriction is indirect rather than direct this formula will undercorrect.
        • Although we had yet another Chandler & Monica story, it nicely explored the hurdles faced by the couple, rather than being a Mondler story where Chandler's personality changes to match Monica's.
        • Second, the antibiotic adopted in our RCT was cefathiamidine rather than cefazolin used in other studies.
      2. Zu Beginn des Satzes verwendet
        • Rather than such Hellenic greatness of soul, Proverbs emphasized humbleheartedness.
    • Wortart Hierarchie
      1. Konjunktionen
        • Präpositionen

        Other Vocabulary

        Look-Alike Worte
        1. en other than
        2. en greater than
        3. en them thar
        4. en water tap
        5. en water hen
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        Meaning of rather than for the defined word.

        Grammatisch, dieses idiom "rather than" ist ein konjunktionen. Es ist auch ein präpositionen.
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