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  • 1 even — even1 [ē′vən] adj. [ME < OE efne, efen, akin to Ger eben, Goth ibns < ? IE base * yem , hold together > MIr emon, twins] 1. flat; level; smooth [even country] 2. not irregular; not varying; uniform; constant [an even tempo] 3. calm;… …

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  • 2 Even — E ven, a. [AS. efen. efn; akin to OS. eban, D. even, OHG. eban, G. efen, Icel. jafn, Dan. jevn, Sw. j[ a]mn, Goth. ibns. Cf. {Anent}, {Ebb}.] 1. Level, smooth, or equal in surface; not rough; free from irregularities; hence uniform in rate of… …

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  • 3 even — Ⅰ. even [1] ► ADJECTIVE 1) flat and smooth; level. 2) equal in number, amount, or value. 3) having little variation in quality; regular. 4) equally balanced: the match was even. 5) (of a person s temper or disposition) placid; calm. 6) …

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  • 4 even — e‧ven [ˈiːvn] adjective 1. staying at the same level, rather than frequently changing from one level to the other: • Strong trade will encourage more even selling. 2. giving two sides, things, ideas etc equal or fair treatment: • We should try… …

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  • 5 even — even; even·er; even·ly; even·ness; even·tra·tion; even·tual; even·tu·al·i·ty; even·tu·al·ly; even·tu·ate; un·even; break·even; even·hand·ed·ly; even·hand·ed·ness; even·tu·a·tion; …

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  • 6 even — is normally placed immediately before the word or phrase that it qualifies: Doctors must pursue costly and even dangerous investigations / She is talking even more loudly / He even enrolled in a business studies course. In some cases even… …

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  • 7 even if — phrase used for emphasizing that although something may happen or may be true, another situation remains the same He’s determined to prove his innocence, even if he has to go to the highest court in the land. Thesaurus: words used to describe… …

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  • 8 Even — E ven, adv. [AS. efne. See {Even}, a., and cf. {E en}.] 1. In an equal or precisely similar manner; equally; precisely; just; likewise; as well. Is it even so? Shak. [1913 Webster] Even so did these Gauls possess the coast. Spenser. [1913… …

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  • 9 even — [adj1] flat, uniform alike, balanced, consistent, constant, continual, continuous, direct, equal, flush, homogenous, horizontal, level, matching, metrical, parallel, planate, plane, plumb, proportional, regular, right, same, smooth, square,… …

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  • 10 Even — ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Anat Even (* 1960), israelische Regisseurin Bert Even (* 1925), deutscher Politiker, Präsident des Bundesverwaltungsamtes Jean Even (1910 1986), französischer Maler und Plakatmaler Johannes Even… …

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  • 11 Even — E ven, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Evened}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Evening}] 1. To make even or level; to level; to lay smooth. [1913 Webster] His temple Xerxes evened with the soil. Sir. W. Raleigh. [1913 Webster] It will even all inequalities Evelyn. [1913… …

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  • 12 EVEN HA-TO'IM — (Heb. אֶבֶן הַטּוֹעִים or הַטֹּעַן), a stone in Jerusalem, It is mentioned once in the Mishnah (Ta an. 3:8) in the story of onias (Ḥoni) the circle drawer. When asked to pray that the rains cease, he answered: Go and see if the even hato im has… …

    Encyclopedia of Judaism

  • 13 Éven — Biographie Naissance en Bretagne Décès 26 septembre 1081 à Dol Évêque de l Église catholique Fonctions épiscopales Archevêque de Dol …

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  • 14 Even — E ven ([=e]v n) n. [OE. eve, even, efen, [ae]fen. AS. [=ae]fen; akin to OS. [=a]band, OFries, [=a]vend, D. avond, OHG. [=a]band, Icel. aptan, Sw. afton, Dan. aften; of unknown origin. Cf. {Eve}, {Evening}.] Evening. See {Eve}, n. 1. [Poetic.]… …

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  • 15 Even — • Even, vécut en Bretagne au Vème ou VIème siècle, et laissa son nom à Ploeven et Lannéven. • Even, abbé du monastère de Saint Melaine à Rennes, nommé archevêque de Dol par le pape Grégoire VII en 1075. Mort en 1081, après quoi le concile de… …

    Dictionnaire des saints

  • 16 even as — ► even as at the very same time as. Main Entry: ↑even …

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  • 17 even if — ► even if despite the possibility that. Main Entry: ↑even …

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  • 18 even so — ► even so nevertheless. Main Entry: ↑even …

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  • 19 even up on — To requite or come square with • • • Main Entry: ↑even …

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  • 20 Even — E ven, v. i. To be equal. [Obs.] R. Carew. [1913 Webster] …

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