Definition: 'Unless'

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  • Length: 6 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: unless

Lexical Information:
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Conjunction
  • A conjunction joins words or, more frequently, phrases and clauses
Usage Notes:
  • Used in Conditionals
  • You can say IF I,SHE,HE,IT + WAS or IF I,HE,SHE,IT +WERE
  • We don't use WHETHER instead of IF in Conditional sentences very much
  • We use the present or past tense after UNLESS, but we don't use WILL or SHALL

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Prefix + 'unless'

gunless, nounless, runless, sunless,