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within

EN[wɪðˈɪn] [wɪˈθɪn]
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  • Within may refer to:
  • Within (William Joseph album) (2004), by pianist William Joseph
  • Within (Embraced album) (2000), by Swedish melodic black metal band Embraced
  • Within (Alyssa album) (2008), by Alyssa Cooper
  • "Within" (The X-Files), a season eight episode of The X-Files

    Definition of within in English Dictionary

  • AdverbCOMmore withinSUPmost withinPREwith-
    1. in or into the interior; inside.
    2. Preposition
      1. Indicates spatial enclosure or containment.
        1. within his hearing;  within her studio ‎
      2. Indicates figurative inclusion within the scope of.
        1. within five seconds of breaking the record;  within an inch of falling overboard ‎
      3. Before the specified duration ends.
        1. Leave here within three days. ‎
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • Drop-crotching holds the crown within set limits without spoiling appearance.
        • There’s an Indian method called dhungar, which involves setting tiny bowls of smoldering charcoal within covered casseroles of cooked food.
        • Only one case of gallbladder volvulus within an incisional hernia has been previously described, but it was a parastomal herniation (Rosenblum et al. 2013 ).
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Within ten minutes of the accident, the vultures appeared and were organizing lawsuits.
        • Within this group, there’s no superstar fund with megabillions in investor dollars.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Prepositions
        Related Links:
        1. en withing
        2. en withinness
        3. en withinside
        4. en withindoors
        5. en withinforth
        Source: Wiktionary
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        Grammatically, this word "within" is an adverb. It's also a preposition.
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