hoặc

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Vietnamese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Sino-Vietnamese word from (“or, either”).

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

hoặc

  1. or
  2. either

Usage notes[edit]

In the sense of “or”, hoặc conveys a sense of exclusivity of options (if A, then not B, and vice versa), and is rarely used in interrogative sentences.

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