another

another
another [əˈnʌðər]
1. adjective
   a. ( = one more) un ... de plus, encore un
• take another ten prenez-en encore dix
• to wait another hour attendre encore une heure
• I won't wait another minute! je n'attendrai pas une minute de plus !
• without another word sans ajouter un mot
• another beer? vous reprendrez bien une bière ?
• in another 20 years dans 20 ans
• and another thing ... (inf) ( = what's more) et autre chose ...
   b. ( = different) un autre
• that's quite another matter c'est une tout autre question
• do it another time vous le ferez plus tard
• there was another blue car next to ours il y avait une autre voiture bleue à côté de la nôtre
2. pronoun
   a. un(e) autre
• in one form or another sous une forme ou une autre
• he says one thing and does another il dit une chose et il en fait une autre
• what with one thing and another (inf) en fin de compte
   b. one another l'un(e) l'autre m(f) les uns les autres mpl les unes les autres fpl
• they love one another ils s'aiment (l'un l'autre)
• they respected one another ils avaient du respect l'un pour l'autre
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Note: When another is used as a determiner it is translated by un autre or une autre according to the gender of the noun that follows: another ticket = un autre billet; another cup = une autre tasse. However, when another means an additional, encore can also be used: another cup of tea? = une autre tasse de thé or encore une tasse de thé? For more examples and particular usages, see I below
When another is used as a pronoun it is translated by un autre or une autre according to the gender of the noun it refers to: that cake was delicious, can I have another? = ce gâteau était délicieux, est-ce que je peux en prendre un autre?; I see you like the peaches - have another = je vois que tu aimes les pêches - prends-en une autre. Note that en is always added in French when un/une autre are used as pronouns. For more examples and particular usages, see II below
[ə'nʌðə(r)] 1.
determiner
1) (an additional) un/-e autre, encore un/-e

would you like another drink? — est-ce que tu veux un autre verre?, encore un verre?

yet another letter — encore une nouvelle lettre

that will cost you another £5 — cela vous coûtera 5 livres sterling de plus

without another word — sans rien dire de plus

in another five weeks — dans cinq semaines

it was another ten years before they met again — dix ans se sont écoulés avant qu'ils se rencontrent de nouveau

and another thing,... — et de plus,...

2) (a different) un/-e autre

another time — une autre fois

he has another job now — il a un nouveau travail maintenant

to put it another way... — en d'autres termes...

that's quite another matter — ça c'est une autre histoire or question

3) (new)

another Garbo — une nouvelle Garbo

2.
pronoun un/-e autre

can I have another? — est-ce que je peux en avoir un/-e autre?

another of the witnesses said that — un autre témoin a dit que

one after another — l'un/l'une après l'autre

of one kind or another — d'une sorte ou d'une autre

for one reason or another — pour une raison ou une autre

in one way or another — d'une façon ou d'une autre


English-French dictionary. 2013.

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