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Alternative forms 
- anoda (Jamaican English)
- (UK) IPA: /əˈnʌðə(ɹ)/, X-SAMPA: /@"nVD@(r\)/
- (US) IPA: /əˈnʌðɚ/, X-SAMPA: /@"nVD@`/
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- Rhymes: -ʌðə(r)
- Hyphenation: an‧oth‧er
- One more, in addition to a former number; a second or additional one, similar in likeness or in effect.
- Yes, I'd like another slice of cake, thanks.
- Not the same; different.
- Do you know another way to do this job?
- But that is another story and will be told another time .
- 1979 , Micheal Ende , The Neverending Story , p.53 , ISBN 0140386335
- Any or some; any different person, indefinitely; anyone else; someone else.
- He has never known another like her.
Usage notes 
- As a fused head construction another may have a possessive another's (plural: others, or possessive plural other). It is much used in opposition to one; as, one went one way, another another. It is also used with one, in a reciprocal sense; as, "love one another," that is, let each love the other or others.
- These two imparadised in one another's arms.
- Another is sometimes abused by saying, "a whole nother." This is a colloquialism which should not be used in formal writing. The proper way to say this would be either "a whole other" or a "another whole."
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one more, in addition to a former number
not the same; different
any or some
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