Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • pronoun Whatever one or ones.
  • adjective Being any one or any number of a group.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Whether one or the other; no matter which.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • preposition Whether one or another; whether one or the other; which; that one (of two or more) which.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • determiner Any one or a number of a group.
  • pronoun Any one or a number of a group.

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Examples

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