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utter

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Now and then it's good to pause in our pursuit of happiness and just be happy.
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Pronunciation

Adjective

utter (not comparable)

Positive
utter

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. absolute, unconditional
    This is utter nonsense!
  2. weird, strange

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Verb

Infinitive
to utter

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to utter (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To say
    Don't you utter another word!
  2. (transitive) To use the voice
    Sally uttered a sigh of relief.
  3. (transitive) To make speech sounds which may or may not have an actual language involved
    Sally is uttering some fairly strange things in her illness.
  4. (transitive) To make (a noise)
    Sally's car uttered a hideous shriek when she applied the brakes.
  5. (transitive) To put counterfeit money etc. into circulation

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Swedish

Noun

Inflection for utter Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative utter uttern uttrar uttrarna
Genitive utters utterns uttrars uttrarnas

utter

  1. otter; a mammal of the family Mustelidae

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