then

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then is part of the Basic English 850.
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then is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
then

Pronunciation[change]

  • (UK, US) IPA: /ðɛn/, SAMPA: /DEn/
  • (Canada) IPA: /ðen/
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Preposition[change]

Preposition
then

  1. At that time; not now.
    Then she was little. Now she is big.
  2. After something else.
    First, I cook the food; then I eat it, and then I wash the plates.
  3. Then shows the result of a condition.
    If she is happy, then I'm happy too.

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