How to use
only before noun
any particular time, situation, amount etc that is being used as an example
On any given day in the Houston area, half the hospital beds are empty.
The rules are to be followed in any given situation.
at any given time/moment
There are thought to be around 10,000 young homeless Scots in London at any given time.
The wrapping machine was pre-set to wrap a given number of biscuits.
Candidates will have to give a presentation on a given topic.
a game in which, at a given signal, everyone has to stand still
be given to (doing) something
to tend to do something, especially something that you should not do
He was a quiet man, not usually given to complaining.
take something as given
to accept that something is true or exists, especially when you are developing an idea or argument
The fact that people find change difficult is taken as given.
Definition from the Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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