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    Definition of rather than in English Dictionary

  • Союз (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. Предлог (Preposition)
      1. instead of; in preference to.
        1. I'd like a dog rather than a cat.
    3. Другие примеры
      1. Используется в середине предложения
        • 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.
        • John was eliminated as a contestant when it was found he had gained, rather than lost, weight.
        • Cryptoviral extortion is a new form of financial terrorism that consists of inserting fragments of malicious code to encipher data rather than damage it in other ways.
      2. Используется в начале предложения
        • Rather than such Hellenic greatness of soul, Proverbs emphasized humbleheartedness.
    • Часть речи Иерархии (Part-of-Speech Hierarchy)
      1. Союзы
        • Предлоги

        Other Vocabulary

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        Источник: Викисловарь

        Meaning of rather than for the defined word.

        Грамматически, это идиома "rather than" является Союзы. Это также Предлоги.
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