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adverb British English pronunciation: of course
  1. 1
    used for saying 'yes' very definitely, in answer to a question

    'Do you know what I mean?' 'Of course.'

    1. b.
      used for agreeing or disagreeing with someone

      'I'm sure everything's going to be OK.' 'Of course it is.'

      'They won't mind if we're a bit late.' 'Of course they will.'

  2. 2
    used for saying something that you think someone probably already knows or will not be surprised about

    I will, of course, make sure you're all kept fully informed.

    He found out in the end, of course.


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