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1given/ˈgɪvən/adjective
1given
/ˈgɪvən/
adjective
Learner's definition of GIVEN  
— used to refer to a particular time, place, etc., that has been, will be, or might be specified

given to

— used to say that a person often behaves in a specified way

take (something) as given

: to regard or accept (something) as true or real
2given/ˈgɪvən/noun
pluralgivens
2given
/ˈgɪvən/
noun
pluralgivens
Learner's definition of GIVEN  
[count]
: something that is regarded or accepted as true or real : a basic fact or assumption
3given/ˈgɪvən/preposition
3given
/ˈgɪvən/
preposition
Learner's definition of GIVEN  
— used to indicate something that is being assumed or considered — often used in the phrase given that
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