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    Definition of rather than in English Dictionary

  • Konjunktion
    1. And not.
      1. Used to indicate that the following alternative is less preferred.
        1. According to this saga of intellectual-property misanthropy, these creatures [patent trolls] roam the business world, buying up patents and then using them to demand extravagant payouts from companies they accuse of infringing them. Often, their victims pay up rather than face the costs of a legal battle.
    2. Präposition
      1. instead of; in preference to.
        1. I'd like a dog rather than a cat.
    3. Mehr Beispiele
      1. Wird in der Mitte des Satzes verwendet
        • As an economy measure, the manufacturer decided to use iron rather than steel, but to acierate the surface to limit oxidation.
        • The teachers at this school tend to force-feed their students information, rather than encourage critical thinking and debate.
        • Injection of LPS, which is more likely a hyperinflammation storm rather than sepsis, and the CLP method are both the most commonly used animal models for septic AKI research.
      2. Zu Beginn des Satzes verwendet
        • Rather than such Hellenic greatness of soul, Proverbs emphasized humbleheartedness.
    • Wortart Hierarchie
      1. Konjunktionen
        • Präpositionen

        Other Vocabulary

        Look-Alike Worte
        1. en other than
        2. en greater than
        3. en water tap
        4. en them thar
        5. en water hen
        Source: Wiktionary

        Meaning of rather than for the defined word.

        Grammatisch, dieses idiom "rather than" ist ein konjunktionen. Es ist auch ein präpositionen.
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