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2 interjection
     
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1 used to show that you have understood or agree with what someone has just said:
'You need to be there by ten o'clock.' 'Right.'
2 British English used to get someone's attention before starting to say or do something:
Right, open your books on page 16.
Right, is everyone listening?
Right, I think we're ready to go.
3 used to check if what you have said is correct:
So we're meeting in the pub, right?
4 used to check that the person you are speaking to is listening and understands what you are saying:
So I handed him the camera, right, and asked him to take our photograph.

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