Definitions starting with W

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whether

[by hypercorrection of if, equivalent else-where in quoted yes/no questions ("She asked if/whether. . .")] conj. if: Whether you have only a high school or a junior high school diploma and you know the basic fundamentals of education, you are able to get around in society (COB). (Nassau)

Tags: conjunction, hypercorrection

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Last update: 2010-11-07 23:55
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.1

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