already

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already is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
already

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Positive
already

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. before a certain time (often now)
    When we met, his first wife was already dead.
    He was already well known, but now he's a superstar.
    Would you like some coffee." "No, thank you. I've already had two cups.
    Oh! You're here already. I didn't think you'd be here until 2:00.

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