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rather

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1 by choice or preference

  • I would rather go to the movies than stay at home
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2 as a substitute

  • donʼt think of the placement test as torture but rather as a chance to show off how much you know
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in lieu

3 to some degree or extent

  • I say, donʼt you think thatʼs rather expensive for a hamburger?
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a bit, after a sort, a little, a mite, a tad, a touch, of sorts (or of a sort), to a degree

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