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as a determiner (followed by a plural noun): He doesn’t like other people interfering. (after ‘the’ or a possessive word and followed by a singular or plural noun): ♦ the other side of the street ♦ She invited all her other friends. The determiner another is used instead of ‘an’ + ‘other’.
as a pronoun (after ‘the’): He swerved from one side of the road to the other. ♦ Have you told the others? (in the plural without ‘the’): ♦ Some systems are better than others.
The plural form others without ‘the’ is the plural of the pronoun another.