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already

Pronunciation: /ɔːlˈredi/

Translation of already in Spanish:

adverb/adverbio

  • ya I've already been there, I've been there already ya he estado allí, ya estuve allí (Latin America/América Latina) I've already seen o (in American English also/en inglés norteamericano también) I already saw the play ya he visto or (in Latin America also/en América Latina también) ya vi la obra they've already met ya se conocen the others had already left los demás ya se habían ido are you back already? ¿ya estás de vuelta? they've made an already difficult situation worse han empeorado una situación que ya era difícil
    Example sentences
    • Lari was asking for an answer to a question that she already knew the answer to.
    • Other deals that are already in the public arena are also picking up steam again.
    • Workers have been offered a hefty redundancy package as part of a deal already on the table.

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