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adjective [only before noun] given pronunciation in British English /ˈɡɪv(ə)n/
  1. 1
    used for referring to a particular thing

    About 250 students are working with us at any given time.

    In a given situation, more than one of these methods may be used.

  2. 2
    a given period has previously been decided on

    Many people pay off the money owed within a given time.

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