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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Word used to talk about something that might have happened in the past or might happen in the future.

Usage examples (8)
  • I would have won the race, if I had not fallen.
  • I promised ­myself that when I grew older, I would remember her, and I would­ be like her.
  •   SM: The longer the conversation would go on, the more likely she would  emerge as a person?
  • And that, we would expect, uh, that the abduction would  occur, more, uh, primarily as a result of opportunity. for more
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