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rather than 中文

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而不是

    Definition of rather than in English Dictionary

  • 连词 (Conjunction)
    1. And not.
      1. Used to indicate that the following alternative is less preferred.
        1. According to this saga of intellectual-property misanthropy, these creatures [patent trolls] roam the business world, buying up patents and then using them to demand extravagant payouts from companies they accuse of infringing them. Often, their victims pay up rather than face the costs of a legal battle.
    2. 介系词 (Preposition)
      1. instead of; in preference to.
        1. I'd like a dog rather than a cat.
    3. 更多范例
      1. 用于句中
        • Although we had yet another Chandler & Monica story, it nicely explored the hurdles faced by the couple, rather than being a Mondler story where Chandler's personality changes to match Monica's.
        • “At such times, executives can overattribute their company’s strong performance to their own actions and abilities, rather than to the buoyant economy,” he said.
        • Injection of LPS, which is more likely a hyperinflammation storm rather than sepsis, and the CLP method are both the most commonly used animal models for septic AKI research.
      2. 用于句首
        • Rather than such Hellenic greatness of soul, Proverbs emphasized humbleheartedness.
    • 词类阶层 (Part-of-Speech Hierarchy)
      1. 连词
        • 介系词

        Other Vocabulary

        形似词 (Look-Alike Words)
        1. en other than
        2. en greater than
        3. en ratherish
        4. en gathereth
        5. en Matherian
        资料来源: 维基词典

        Meaning of rather than for the defined word.

        在语法上,这个成语"rather than"是一个连词。它同时也是一个介系词
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