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the2

 
pronunciation:
th [or] thi
features:
Homophone Note
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: used in comparisons to show that two things happen at the same time.
The older she gets, the better she sings.
definition 2: used in comparisons to show extent or degree.
He went on a diet and looks the better for it.
Homophone Note
The words the and thee (you) can sometimes sound alike but have different meanings.