Complete Definition of "never"

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English

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Pronunciation
(Received Pronunciation|UK) IPA|/ËnÉvÉ/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
(General American|US) IPA|/ËnÉvÉ/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]`/
audio|en-us-never.ogg|Audio (US)

Hyphenation: nev·er

Etymology
OE. næfre.

Adverb
en-adv|-

  1. at|At no time.

#: I finally finished, and I never want to do that again.

  1. colloquial Negative particle (used to negate verbs in the simple past tense; also used absolutely).

#* The police say I stole the car, but I never did it.
#* You said you were going to mow the lawn today. — I never!

Translations
trans-top|at no time
Afrikaans: nooit
Albanian: kurrë, asnjëherë
Arabic: Arab|ابدا|أبÙدÙا IPAchar|(âábadan)
Armenian: Õ¥ÖÕ¢Õ¥Ö (yerbek)
Bosnian: nikad#Bosnian|nikad, nikada
Catalan: mai, jamai
Chinese: ä»æª (cóng wèi)
Czech: nikdy
Danish: aldri
Dutch: nooit
Esperanto: neniam
Ewe: gbeÉe
Finnish: ei koskaan, ei ikinä
French: jamais
German: nie, niemals
Greek: ÏοÏέ
Hebrew: ××£ פע×, ××¢××× ××
Hungarian: soha, sohasem
Icelandic: aldrei
Ido: nultempe
Italian: giammai, mai#Italian|mai
Japanese: 決ã㦠(ãã£ãã¦, kesshite)
Korean: ì ëë¡ (jeoldaero), ê²°ì½ (gyeolko)
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Kurdish:
Latin: numquam
Nahuatl: ayouica
Norwegian: aldri
Persian: fa-Arab|ÙÛÚ ÙÙت (hichvaqt)
Polish: nigdy
Portuguese: nunca, jamais
Romanian: niciodatÄ, nicicând
Russian: никогда (nikogdá)
Scots: nivver
Serbian:

Scots: dinnae
Slovene: nikoli, nikdar
Spanish: nunca, jamás
Swedish: aldrig
trreq|Turkish
Welsh: byth
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trans-top|nonstandard: did not
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Derived terms
rel-top|terms derived from never
better late than never
never again
never-ending
never in a month of Sundays
nevermore
rel-mid
never say never
nevertheless
on the never never
you never know
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Category:200 English basic words
Category:Time

fa:never
fr:never
io:never
it:never
kk:never
hu:never
ja:never
pl:never
pt:never
ru:never
simple:never
fi:never
sv:never
ta:never
te:never
vi:never
tr:never
zh:never

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