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adjective & pronoun
1used to refer to a person or thing that is different or distinct from one already mentioned or known about: [as adjective]:stick the camera on a tripod or some other means of support other people found her difficult [as pronoun]:a language unrelated to any other the alternative of two: [as adjective]:the other side of the page [as pronoun]:flinging up first one arm and then the other one or the other of them is bound to be a liar those remaining in a group; those not already mentioned: [as adjective]:they took the other three away in an ambulance [as pronoun]:Fred set off and the others followed 2further; additional: [as adjective]:one other word of advice [as pronoun]:reporting three stories and rewriting three others 3
) [pronoun] Philosophy
& Sociology that which is distinct from, different from, or opposite to something or oneself.
verb [with object]
view or treat (a person or group of people) as intrinsically different from and alien to oneself:a critique of the ways in which the elderly are othered by society