aún
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An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (indicating time)
a. still (in affirmative or interrogative phrases)
My parents are still at work.Mis papás aún están en el trabajo.
b. yet (in negative phrases)
Aún no hemos recibido el pedido.We haven't received the order yet.
2. (in comparatives)
a. even
Me encanta leer, pero salir me gusta más aún.I love reading, but I love going out even more.
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aún
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (con afirmación)
a. still
2. (con negación)
a. yet, still
aún respirahe's still breathing
están aún aquíthey are still here
aún nonot yet
aún no lo he recibidoI still haven't got it, I haven't got it yet
¿aún no has terminado?haven't you finished yet?
si nos sobrara el tiempo, aún, pero no nos sobraif we had plenty of time, maybe, but we don't
3. (incluso)
a. even
aún máseven more
si ganamos, lo pasaremos aún mejor que ayerif we win, we'll have an even better time than yesterday
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aún
adverb
1 (todavía) (temporal) still; yet
aún está aquí he's still here; aún no lo sabemos we still don't know; we don't know yet; ¿no ha venido aún? hasn't he come yet?
note See culture box in entry todavía.
2 (incluso) even
y aún se permite el lujo de sermonearme and he even goes so far as to lecture me; más aún even more; la comida italiana me gusta más aún I like Italian food even more o better; si vienes lo pasaremos aún mejor if you come we'll enjoy ourselves even more
3 (quizás) perhaps; maybe
—¿lo comprarás? —si lo rebajan, aún "will you buy it?" — "if they reduce it, perhaps"
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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