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adverb British & World English

A word or phrase that modifies the meaning of an adjective, verb, or other adverb, expressing manner, place, time, or degree (e.g. gently, here, now, very). Some adverbs, for example sentence adverbs, can also be used to modify whole sentences

sentence adverb British & World English

An adverb or adverbial phrase that expresses a writer’s or speaker’s attitude to the content of the sentence in which it occurs (such as frankly, obviously), or places the sentence in a particular context (such as technically, politically)

demonstrative adverb British & World English

An adverb (or word formerly considered to be an adverb) used to indicate the location (spatially, temporally, or abstractly) of an event or situation in relation to the discourse context.