entonces
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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. (introducing a conclusion)
a. then
Si ellos están aquí, entonces, ¿quién está en casa?If they're here, then who's at home?
2. (at that time)
a. then
Éramos muy felices entonces.We were very happy then.
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entonces
An adverb is a word that describes a verb, an adjective, or other adverbs (e.g. to run quickly, very tired).
1. (general)
a. then
si no te gusta, entonces no vayasif you don't like it, then don't go
si no ha llegado, entonces tiene que estar en la oficinaif he hasn't arrived yet, then he must still be at the office
el entonces primer ministrothe then prime minister
desde entoncessince then
en o por aquel entoncesat that time
entonces, ¿vienes o no?are you coming or not, then?
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entonces
adverb
1 (uso temporal) then; at that time
desde entonces since then; en aquel entonces at that time; hasta entonces up till then; las costumbres de entonces the customs of the time; el entonces embajador de España the then Spanish ambassador; fue entonces que ... it was then that ...; that was when ...
2 (uso concesivo) so; then
entonces, ¿qué hacemos? so, what shall we do?; what shall we do then?; ¿entonces cómo que no viniste? then o so why didn't you come?; pues entonces well then; ¡y entonces! (Caribe) (S. Cone) why of course!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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