Definition of 'not only'
Example sentences containing 'not only'
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Tackling the subject requires not only sensitivity but also creativity. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Companies are also recognising that not only are the risks reduced, but the investment is far smaller when compared with spending heavily on recruitment. Computing (2010)For me, it's not only about how something looks but the messages behind the art. Times, Sunday Times (2016)I just thought: not only has he gone behind my back, in front of my face he is lying. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Everybody understands what it takes not only just to be here but stay here. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The transition from agrarian to technological society always leads not only to progress but also to losses. The Times Literary Supplement (2012)The injection will not only protect against meningitis but also against two other problems. Times, Sunday Times (2006)This production also features not only two hunting dogs but an impressive horse. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This process is not only true within literature. Christianity Today (2000)The plan was always to expose not only technical but mental weakness. Times, Sunday Times (2011)He said that he was protesting not only against the labour law but against capitalist society. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They now comprised not only agriculture but also grassroots industrial units. The Collins History of the World in the 20th Century (1994)Justice should always be dispensed not only as promptly but as locally as possible. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Employers need to know that doing this is not only against the law but also does not make business sense. Times, Sunday Times (2008)They were not only untimely given just how poor Moldova were but all rather absurd. The Sun (2012)Not only have you just relaxed your body, but you may have also boosted your brain power. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It simply means that not only will she greet your suggestion with enthusiasm, she probably has a volunteer lined up already. Times, Sunday Times (2008)The most important thing is that if you enjoy doing something you not only get pleasure yourself, you give others pleasure. Times, Sunday Times (2009)
Definition of not only from the Collins English Dictionary
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