- at no time; not ever
- certainly not; by no means; in no case
- Also: well I never! surely not!
UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/ˈnɛvər/USA pronuncation: IPA/ˈnɛvɚ/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(nev′ər)
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nev•er /ˈnɛvɚ/USA pronunciation adv.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2020
nev•er (nev′ər),USA pronunciation adv.
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never /ˈnɛvə/ adv , sentence substitute
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Algren - Cassandra - Darcy - Eretria - Ishiguro - Mahometan - Mercouri - Mohammedan - Mohammedanism - ad kalendas Graecas - after - ageless - all-time - amaranth - amateur - anywhere - application - apron strings - asymmetric - basket - bed - behindhand - benefit - blue moon - boast - bound form - break - breath - bridesmaid - brush - buck - burn - but - butterfly - cache - capricious - captious - carbonic acid - care - cartoon - case - chip - circumstance - claim - clean - clear - come - connect - convince - cop
Collocations: have never [seen, tried, done] (anything like) that before, have never (ever) [regretted, wished, wanted], have never even [been, read, driven], more...
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