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adverb also pronunciation in British English /ˈɔːlsəʊ/

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  1. 1
    used for adding another fact or idea to what you have already said

    Khaled is a keen photographer who also loves to paint.

    The electric drill can also be used as a screwdriver.

    Not only is it a comfortable and stylish hotel, it's also a popular meeting place.

  2. 2
    used for showing that what you have just said about someone or something is true about another person or thing

    Jeremy is now at Dartmouth College, where his father also studied.

    not only...but also:

    The idea has the support not only of the entire Labour Party, but also of a number of Tories.

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