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I hope the weather improves. Otherwise, we'll have to cancel the picnic.
The programme has saved thousands of children who would otherwise have died.
Of course they're interested. Otherwise they wouldn't be asking about prices.
He must be fairly intelligent, otherwise he wouldn't have got into university.
Sarah believed Tony was innocent. Indeed she had never thought otherwise.
I plan to wait here unless someone tells me otherwise.
Governments must not ban or otherwise prevent the sale of legally imported goods.
Library books should not be marked, defaced, or otherwise damaged.
The driver suffered shock but was otherwise unhurt.
We have a slight problem with the temperature control, but otherwise everything's fine.
The monarchy remains British, it cannot be otherwise.
William Frederick Cody, otherwise known as Buffalo Bill.
A partnership cannot be ended otherwise than by mutual agreement.
This is the British English definition of otherwise. View American English definition of otherwise.