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- alot (nonstandard or misspelling)
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /əˈlɒt/
Audio (UK) (file)
- (General American) IPA(key): /əˈlɑt/
- Rhymes: -ɒt
- Homophone: allot
- A large amount.
- I have a lot of things to say.
- Many things, much.
- A lot depends on whether your parents agree.
a large amount
- (informal) Very much; a great deal; to a large extent.
- 2013 June 29, “A punch in the gut”, in The Economist, volume 407, number 8842, page 72-3:
- Mostly, the microbiome is beneficial. It helps with digestion and enables people to extract a lot more calories from their food than would otherwise be possible. Research over the past few years, however, has implicated it in diseases from atherosclerosis to asthma to autism.
- Thanks a lot for listening to me.
- It's a lot harder than it looks.
- (informal) Often; frequently.
- I go swimming a lot.
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