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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishindeedin‧deed /ɪnˈdiːd/ ●●● S1 W1 adverb 🔊 🔊 1 [sentence adverb]EMPHASIZE used to emphasize a statement or answer 🔊 The blood tests prove that Vince is indeed the father. 🔊 ‘Would it help if you had an assistant?’ ‘It would indeed.’2 [sentence adverb] formalADD used to introduce an additional statement that emphasizes or supports what you have just said 🔊 I didn’t mind at all. Indeed, I was pleased.3 especially British EnglishVERY used with ‘very’ and an adjective or adverb to emphasize a statement or description 🔊 Most of the essays were very good indeed. 🔊 Thank you very much indeed.4 British English spokenSURPRISEDANNOY used to show that you are surprised or annoyed by something that someone has just told you 🔊 ‘He said he was too busy to see you.’ ‘Did he, indeed?’5 why/how/who etc indeed?
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indeedAlthough twenty years have passed since that night, I can still remember everything about it very clearly indeed.These are very important propositions indeed.Anyway, the first form of Bubo in the film was indeed a real owl.A very, very average thing indeed, like a potato.And indeed, Rasche was getting closer.Minorities are not well represented. Indeed, the city has only one black city council member.Longer hours, indeed, would merely mean more unsold coal.Being a 3D game, you can view objects from any angle, or indeed yourself!
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