Definition of 'even'

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The thing that impressed me was her concentration on it to the exclusion of everything else, even to the exclusion of herself. Hugo Wilcken THE EXECUTION (2002)Perhaps there had even been a kind of innocence in our duplicity. Hugo Wilcken THE EXECUTION (2002)

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Translations for 'even'

British English: even /ˈiːvn/ ADJECTIVE
flat and smooth Something that is even is flat and smooth.
The path was straight and even.
  • American English: even
  • Arabic: مُسْتَوٍ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: regular
  • Chinese: 一致的
  • Croatian: ravan
  • Czech: rovný hladký
  • Danish: jævn
  • Dutch: gelijkmatig
  • European Spanish: uniforme
  • Finnish: tasainen
  • French: pair
  • German: eben
  • Greek: ομαλός
  • Italian: uniforme
  • Japanese: 平らな
  • Korean: 평평한
  • Norwegian: jevn
  • Polish: równy
  • European Portuguese: regular
  • Romanian: nivelat
  • Russian: ровный
  • Latin American Spanish: uniforme
  • Swedish: jämn
  • Thai: เรียบเสมอกัน
  • Turkish: düz düzgün
  • Ukrainian: рівний
  • Vietnamese: bằng phẳng
British English: even /ˈiːvn/ ADVERB
You use even to suggest that what comes just after or just before it in the sentence is surprising.
Nobody trusted strangers, or even friends.
  • American English: even
  • Arabic: حَتَّى
  • Brazilian Portuguese: até
  • Chinese: 甚至
  • Croatian: čak
  • Czech: dokonce
  • Danish: jævnt
  • Dutch: zelfs
  • European Spanish: incluso
  • Finnish: jopa
  • French: même en plus
  • German: sogar
  • Greek: ακόμα
  • Italian: perfino
  • Japanese: ・・・でさえ
  • Korean: (…) 조차
  • Norwegian: til og med
  • Polish: nawet
  • European Portuguese: até
  • Romanian: chiar
  • Russian: даже
  • Latin American Spanish: incluso
  • Swedish: även
  • Thai: แม้แต่
  • Turkish: hatta
  • Ukrainian: навіть
  • Vietnamese: ngay cả
British English: even /ˈiːvn/ ADJECTIVE
number An even number is a number that you can divide by two, with nothing left over.
Four is an even number.
  • American English: even
  • Arabic: زَوْجِيّ
  • Brazilian Portuguese: par
  • Chinese: 双数的
  • Croatian: parni
  • Czech: sudý
  • Danish: lige
  • Dutch: even
  • European Spanish: par
  • Finnish: parillinen
  • French: pairnombre pair
  • German: gerade
  • Greek: ζυγός
  • Italian: pari
  • Japanese: 偶数の
  • Korean: 일정한
  • Norwegian: jevn
  • Polish: parzysty
  • European Portuguese: par
  • Romanian: par
  • Russian: четный
  • Latin American Spanish: parnúmero
  • Swedish: jämn
  • Thai: คู่
  • Turkish: tek
  • Ukrainian: парний
  • Vietnamese: số chẵn


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