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between

EN[bɪˈtwiːn] [bəˈtwin]
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  • Between may refer to:
  • A preposition (Iceland is between New York and London)
  • Between, Georgia, an American town
  • Between (Frankmusik album), a 2013 album by Frankmusik
  • Between (fictional place), invented by author Anne McCaffrey
  • "Between", a song by Jerry Cantrell from Boggy Depot
  • Between (TV series), a Canadian-American science fiction-drama television and web series
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    Definition of between in English Dictionary

  • NounPLbetweensPREbe-SUF-éen
    1. A kind of needle, shorter than a sharp, with a small rounded eye, used for making fine stitches on heavy fabrics.
    2. Preposition
      1. In the position or interval that separates (two things), or intermediate in quantity or degree. (See the Usage notes below.).
        1. John stood between Amy and Mary.  Let's meet between two and three. ‎
        2. I want to buy one that costs somewhere between forty and fifty dollars. ‎
      2. Done together or reciprocally.
        1. conversation between friends ‎
      3. Shared in confidence.
        1. Between you and me, I think the boss is crazy.  Let's keep this between ourselves. ‎
      4. In transit from (one to the other, or connecting places).
        1. He's between jobs right now.  The shuttle runs between the town and the airport. ‎
      5. Combined (by effort or ownership).
        1. Between us all, we shall succeed.  We've only got £5 between us. ‎
        2. Between the leaky taps and the peeling wallpaper, there isn't much about this house to appeal to a buyer. ‎
      6. One of (representing a choice).
        1. You must choose between him and me. ‎
        2. Some colour-blind people can't distinguish between red and green. ‎
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Absinthe tastes and smells like a cross between ouzo and pelinkovac.
        • Dynamic MRI provides an additional diagnostic tool outside of open biopsy in delineating between pseudoprogression and tumor progression.
        • A negative correlation was observed between BMI and the dihydrodaidzein (DHD) production in men, and between BMI and the equol production in women.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Between lessons, the teachers relaxed in the staffroom.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Morphemes
        • Prefixes
          • Words by prefix
            • Words prefixed with be-
        • Nouns
          • Countable nouns
          • Prepositions
          Related Links:
          1. en betweene
          2. en betweens
          3. en betweenane
          4. en betweenity
          5. en betweenanes
          Source: Wiktionary
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          Meaning of between for the defined word.

          Grammatically, this word "between" is a morpheme, more specifically, a prefixe. It's also a noun, more specifically, a countable noun. It's also a preposition.
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