Definition: 'Between'

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  • Length: 7 characters
  • Syllables: 2

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Lexical Information:
  • One of the 850 words in Basic English
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Preposition
  • Usually followed by a gerund rather than an infinitive
  • Prepositions connect words together
  • If a preposition isn't connecting words but modifying one word, as in many phrasal verbs, it can be called a Particle (or an Adverb)
Usage Notes:
  • We can say DIFFERENT FROM, TO or THAN
  • We talk of the DIFFERENCE BETWEEN things
  • We use FROM after the verb DIFFER

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Similar Words (using 'between' as word stem):

Prefix + 'between'


'between' + Suffix

betweenbrain, betweens, betweentimes,