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several

1 determiner, pronoun
     
sev‧er‧al1 S1 W1
a number of people or things that is more than a few, but not a lot:
I visited him in Kansas several times.
Several people have volunteered to go.
several hundred/thousand etc
The bill came to several hundred pounds.
'Have you read any of his books?' 'Yes, several.'
several of
Several of her colleagues agreed with her decision.
We had to wait several more weeks before the results arrived.

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