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adverb never pronunciation in American English /ˈnevər/
  1. 1
    at no time in the past or in the future

    I’ve never been in love before.

    You’ll never guess who I saw today!

    He must never discover the truth.

    “I haven’t tried Chinese food before.” “What, never?”

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    1. a.
      not in any situation

      She’d never do anything to harm you.

      Never say that again!

      I try never to throw any food away.

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  2. 2
    used with the past tense for saying that something did not happen

    I waited, but she never came.

    He never even said goodbye.

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