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  • Konjunktion
    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. Präposition
      1. instead of; in preference to.
        1. I'd like a dog rather than a cat.
    3. Mehr Beispiele
      1. Wird in der Mitte des Satzes verwendet
        • Thus, ventral mPFC may mediate postretrieval processing of recollected information rather than preretrieval processes relating to retrieval attempts (Rugg and Wilding 2000).
        • Now, the vast majority of us identify with the second group, the one that believes in trusting the wisdom of the people rather than taking power away from them and concentrating it in the other hands.
        • As an economy measure, the manufacturer decided to use iron rather than steel, but to acierate the surface to limit oxidation.
      2. Zu Beginn des Satzes verwendet
        • Rather than such Hellenic greatness of soul, Proverbs emphasized humbleheartedness.

    Meaning of rather than for the defined word.

    Grammatisch, dieses idiom "rather than" ist ein konjunktionen. Es ist auch ein präpositionen.
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      1. Konjunktionen
        • Präpositionen
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        Other Vocabulary

        Look-Alike Worte
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