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Definition of forever adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



    , NAmE//fɔˈrɛvər//
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  1. 1used to say that a particular situation or state will always exist I'll love you forever! After her death, their lives changed forever. Just keep telling yourself that it won't last forever.
  2. 2(informal) a very long time It takes her forever to get dressed.
  3. 3used with verbs in the progressive tenses to say that someone does something very often and in a way that is annoying to other people As a kid he was forever asking questions.
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