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Definition of several determiner from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

  

several

 determiner,pronoun
determiner, pronoun
BrE BrE//ˈsevrəl//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsevrəl//
 
 
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 more than two but not very many Several letters arrived this morning. He's written several books about India. Several more people than usual came to the meeting. If you're looking for a photo of Alice you'll find several in here. Several of the paintings were destroyed in the fire. Word Origin late Middle English: from Anglo-Norman French, from medieval Latin separalis, from Latin separ ‘separate, different’.
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