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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
        • Now, the vast majority of us identify with the second group, the one that believes in trusting the wisdom of the people rather than taking power away from them and concentrating it in the other hands.
        • The ambassador-at-large was designated to the Middle East as a region, rather than to a specific country.
        • It has long been known that if range restriction is indirect rather than direct this formula will undercorrect.
      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 wherethan
        4. en Athelstan
        5. en water tap
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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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