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giv·en

given

 
pronunciation:
gI vn
parts of speech:
verb, noun, adjective, preposition
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part of speech: verb
definition: past participle of give.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: something already known, proven, or assumed to be true.
It is a given that he will be late.
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: accepted by all as a fact.
Given that the bridge is close to collapse, the city will have to take immediate action.Given that A equals B and B equals C, we know that A must be equal to C.
antonyms:
despite
 
part of speech: preposition
definition: considering; in view of.
Given the icy roads, it's best not to travel today.
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