Definition Otherwise

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Definition

otherwise: if not, the alternative is; differently
adverb
Stay here, unless you're told otherwise. Don't move, except if somebody tells you to move.
Let's meet tonight, otherwise I won't be able to see you for a month.
He says that he's single, but I know otherwise. I have seen him many times with the same girl.

Pronunciation examples
UK: She has a big nose but otherwise she is very good looking.
US: Take a taxi, otherwise you'll be late!

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