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Date: 1400-1500
Language: French
Origin: adverbe, from Latin adverbium, from ad- 'to' + verbum 'word'

adverb

noun
     
Related topics: Grammar
ad‧verb [countable]
SLG a word that adds to the meaning of a verb, an adjective, another adverb, or a whole sentence, such as 'slowly' in 'He ran slowly', 'very' in 'It's very hot', or 'naturally' in 'Naturally, we want you to come.'

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