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every

EN[ˈɛv.ɹi] [ˈɛv.ə.ɹi]
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  • Every may refer to:
  • Every (surname) (for people with the name Every)
  • Suzuki Every, a kei truck produced by Japanese automaker Suzuki
  • every, a determiner in the English language
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    Definition of every in English Dictionary

  • DeterminerSUF-ery
    1. All of a countable group, without exception.
      1. Every person in the room stood and cheered. ‎
    2. Used with ordinal numbers to denote those items whose position is divisible by the corresponding cardinal number, or a portion of equal size to that set.
      1. Every third bead was red, and the rest were blue.  The sequence was thus red, blue, blue, red, blue, blue etc. ‎
      2. Decimation originally meant the execution of every tenth soldier in a unit. ‎
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Thou lettest me kiss thee last year, and the year before, and every other year.
      • Sir Anthony got out a lute and began to strum, pausing every so often to adjust the tension on the catguts.
      • Thei devide all their inhabiters into divers partes: and every parte thei name of the kinde of those weapons, that thei use in the warre.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Every whiffler in a laced coat who frequents the chocolate house shall talk of the constitution. — Swift.
      • Every liturgiological student is or should be familiar with the thesis, laid down by Dr. Probst as fundamental.
      • Every time she sees her little grandson, her face wells with joy.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Determiners
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    Meaning of every for the defined word.

    Grammatically, this word "every" is a determiner.
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