"already" meaning in English

Adverb

IPA: /ɔːlˈɹɛdi/ [Received-Pronunciation], /ɔlˈɹɛdi/ [General-American], /ɑlˈɹɛdi/ [Canada, cot-caught-merger] Audio: en-us-already.ogg [US]
  1. Prior to some specified time, either past, present, or future; by this time; previously. Tags: not-comparable
    Translations (prior to some time): tashmë (Albanian), قَد‎ (qad) (Arabic), خلاص‎ (ḥalaṣ) [Egyptian-Arabic] (Arabic), قبل كده‎ (alt: ʾabl(e) keda) [Egyptian-Arabic] (Arabic), أوردي‎ (orrɪdi) [Gulf-Arabic] (Arabic), قِد‎ (gid) [Hijazi-Arabic] (Arabic), قِيد‎ (gīd) [Hijazi-Arabic] (Arabic), արդեն (arden) (Armenian), (Asturian), artıq (Azerbaijani), uje [Russianism] (Azerbaijani), dagoeneko (Basque), jadanik (Basque), ужо́ (užó) (Belarusian), ўжо (ŭžo) (Belarusian), ইতোমধ্যে (itomôddhe) (Bengali), ве́че (véče) (Bulgarian), ပြီးပြီ (pri:pri) (Burmese), ja (Catalan), ᎦᏳᎳ (gayula) (Cherokee), 已經 [Cantonese] (Chinese), 已经 (ji⁵ ging¹) [Cantonese] (Chinese), кәҗя (kəži͡a) [Dungan] (Chinese), 已經 [Mandarin] (Chinese), 已经 (yǐjing) [Mandarin] (Chinese), (yǐ) (english: bookish) [Mandarin] (Chinese), (dōu) [Mandarin] (Chinese), 早已 (zǎoyǐ) [Mandarin] (Chinese), 捌曾 (báik-cèng) [Min-Dong] (Chinese), (Czech), již (Czech), allerede (Danish), al (Dutch), reeds (Dutch), alreeds (Dutch), jam (Esperanto), juba (Estonian), xoxo (Ewe), longu (Faroese), jo (Finnish), déjà (French), za (Friulian), bielzà (Friulian), dizà (Friulian), xa (Galician), უკვე (uḳve) (Georgian), bereits (German), schon (German), scho [Alemannic-German] (German), ήδη (ídi) (Greek), ἤδη (ḗdē) [Ancient] (Greek), כְּבָר‎ (k'var) (Hebrew), पहले ही (pahle hī) (Hindi), पहले से (pahle se) (Hindi), már (Hungarian), þegar (Icelandic), ja (Ido), sudah (Indonesian), jam (Interlingua), cheana (Irish), già (Italian), 既に (súde ni) (alt: すでに) (Japanese), もう () (Japanese), もはや (mohaya) (Japanese), とっくに (tokku ni) (Japanese), әлдеқашан (äldeqaşan) (Kazakh), lypa (Khasi), ហើយ (haǝy) (Khmer), រួចហើយ (ruəc haǝy) (Khmer), 벌써 (beolsseo) (Korean), ແລ້ວ (lǣu) (Lao), iam (Latin), jau (Latvian), jau (Lithuanian), ᧟ (l̇aew) (), веќе (veḱe) (Macedonian), sudah (Malay), diġà (Maltese), хэдийнээ (khediinee) (Mongolian), аль хэдийн (ali khediin) (Mongolian), хэзээний (khezeenii) (Mongolian), ye (Nahuatl), juo (Northern Sami), allerede (Norwegian), قبلاً‎ (qablan) (Persian), اینک‎ (inak) (Persian), -ya (Pipil), -a (Pipil), już (Polish), (Portuguese), ña (Quechua), deja (Romanian), уже́ (užé) (Russian), ра́ньше (ránʹše) (Russian), ра́нее (ráneje) (Russian), a'ready (Scots), cheana (Scottish Gaelic), mu thràth (Scottish Gaelic), mar thà (Scottish Gaelic), већ [Cyrillic] (Serbo-Croatian), već [Roman] (Serbo-Croatian), già (Sicilian), už (Slovak), žé (Slovene), južo [Lower-Sorbian] (Sorbian), ya (Spanish), redan (Swedish), allaredan (Swedish), аллакай (allakay) (Tajik), кайҳо (kayho) (Tajik), қаблан (qablan) (Tajik), แล้ว (lɛ́ɛo) (Thai), zaten (Turkish), çoktan (Turkish), eýýäm (Turkmen), уже́ (užé) (Ukrainian), вже́ (vžé) (Ukrainian), раніше (raniše) (Ukrainian), allaqachon (Uzbek), zotan (Uzbek), xà (Venetian), (Venetian), rồi (Vietnamese), đã (Vietnamese), eisoes (Welsh), al (West Frisian), alree (West Frisian), twb (White Hmong), שוין‎ (shoyn) (Yiddish), gaenq (Zhuang) Disambiguation of 'prior to some time': 88 12 Translations (used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation): ja (Catalan), jo (Finnish), à la fin (French), enfin (French), xa (Galician), schon (German), επιτέλους (epitélous) (Greek), πιά (piá) (Greek), ហើយ (haəy) (Khmer), دیگه‎ (dige) (Persian), دیگر‎ (digar) (Persian), de uma vez (Portuguese), okamžite (Slovak), hneď (Slovak), už (Slovak), ya (Spanish), שוין‎ (shoyn) (Yiddish) Disambiguation of 'used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation': 83 17
  2. So soon. Tags: not-comparable
    Translations (so soon): لقد‎ (Arabic), ja (Catalan), al (Dutch), nu al (Dutch), jo (Finnish), déjà (French), xa (Galician), κιόλας (kiólas) (Greek), ήδη (ídi) (Greek), juo (Northern Sami), به این زودی‎ (be in zudi) (Persian), (Portuguese), už (Slovak), ya (Spanish) Disambiguation of 'so soon': 4 96

Adverb

IPA: /ɔːlˈɹɛdi/ [Received-Pronunciation], /ɔlˈɹɛdi/ [General-American], /ɑlˈɹɛdi/ [Canada, cot-caught-merger] Audio: en-us-already.ogg [US]
  1. An intensifier used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation. Tags: US, not-comparable

Alternative forms

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      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "enm",
        "3": "alredy"
      },
      "expansion": "Middle English alredy",
      "name": "inh"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "enm",
        "2": "alredi"
      },
      "expansion": "alredi",
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    },
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        "1": "en",
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      },
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    },
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        "2": "alreeds",
        "3": "",
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      "expansion": "Dutch alreeds (“already”)",
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    },
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        "3": "",
        "4": "already"
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      "expansion": "Afrikaans alreeds (“already”)",
      "name": "cog"
    },
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        "1": "gml",
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      },
      "expansion": "Middle Low German alreide",
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    },
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      "args": {
        "1": "gml",
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      },
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    },
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      "args": {
        "1": "da",
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        "t": "already"
      },
      "expansion": "Danish allerede (“already”)",
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    },
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      "args": {
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        "2": "allaredan",
        "t": "already"
      },
      "expansion": "Swedish allaredan (“already”)",
      "name": "cog"
    },
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      "args": {
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        "2": "allereie",
        "t": "already"
      },
      "expansion": "Norwegian Nynorsk allereie (“already”)",
      "name": "cog"
    },
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      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "all"
      },
      "expansion": "all",
      "name": "m"
    },
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        "1": "en",
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  "etymology_text": "From Middle English alredy, alredi, equivalent to al- +‎ ready. Compare Dutch alreeds (“already”), Afrikaans alreeds (“already”), Middle Low German alreide, alreids (“already”), Danish allerede (“already”), Swedish allaredan (“already”), Norwegian Nynorsk allereie (“already”). More at all, ready.",
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      "expansion": "already (not comparable)",
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    }
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  "lang": "English",
  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "adv",
  "senses": [
    {
      "categories": [],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "I was surprised that she hadn’t already told me the news."
        },
        {
          "text": "Much of what he said I knew already."
        },
        {
          "text": "1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Qveene.[…], London: […] [John Wolfe] for VVilliam Ponsonbie, OCLC 960102938, book VI , canto IX: Tho, when-as all things ready were aright, / The Damzel was before the Altar ſet, / Being already dead with fearful fright."
        },
        {
          "ref": "1749, [John Cleland], Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure [Fanny Hill], London: […] G. Fenton [i.e., Fenton and Ralph Griffiths][…], OCLC 731622352",
          "text": "slipping then my cloaths off, I crept under the bed-cloaths, where I found the young stripling already nestled, and the touch of his warm flesh rather pleas'd than alarm'd me."
        },
        {
          "ref": "25 June 1891, A[rthur] Conan Doyle, “Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Adventure I.—A Scandal in Bohemia.”, in Geo[rge] Newnes, editor, The Strand Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly, volume II, London: George Newnes, Limited,[…], published July 1891, OCLC 1006315258",
          "text": "It was already dusk, and the lamps were just being lighted as we paced up and down in front of Briony Lodge, waiting for the coming of its occupant."
        },
        {
          "ref": "2013-07-20, “Welcome to the plastisphere”, in The Economist, volume 408, number 8845",
          "text": "Plastics are energy-rich substances, which is why many of them burn so readily. Any organism that could unlock and use that energy would do well in the Anthropocene. Terrestrial bacteria and fungi which can manage this trick are already familiar to experts in the field."
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Prior to some specified time, either past, present, or future; by this time; previously."
      ],
      "id": "already-adv-CbDSsAdN",
      "tags": [
        "not-comparable"
      ],
      "translations": [
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "sq",
          "lang": "Albanian",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "tashmë"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "ar",
          "lang": "Arabic",
          "roman": "qad",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "قَد‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "arz",
          "lang": "Arabic",
          "roman": "ḥalaṣ",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "tags": [
            "Egyptian-Arabic"
          ],
          "word": "خلاص‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "alt": "ʾabl(e) keda",
          "code": "arz",
          "lang": "Arabic",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "tags": [
            "Egyptian-Arabic"
          ],
          "word": "قبل كده‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "afb",
          "lang": "Arabic",
          "roman": "orrɪdi",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "tags": [
            "Gulf-Arabic"
          ],
          "word": "أوردي‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "acw",
          "lang": "Arabic",
          "roman": "gid",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "tags": [
            "Hijazi-Arabic"
          ],
          "word": "قِد‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "acw",
          "lang": "Arabic",
          "roman": "gīd",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "tags": [
            "Hijazi-Arabic"
          ],
          "word": "قِيد‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "hy",
          "lang": "Armenian",
          "roman": "arden",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "արդեն"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "ast",
          "lang": "Asturian",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "yá"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "az",
          "lang": "Azerbaijani",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "artıq"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "az",
          "lang": "Azerbaijani",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "tags": [
            "Russianism"
          ],
          "word": "uje"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "eu",
          "lang": "Basque",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "dagoeneko"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "eu",
          "lang": "Basque",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "jadanik"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "be",
          "lang": "Belarusian",
          "roman": "užó",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "ужо́"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "be",
          "lang": "Belarusian",
          "roman": "ŭžo",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "ўжо"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "bn",
          "lang": "Bengali",
          "roman": "itomôddhe",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "ইতোমধ্যে"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "bg",
          "lang": "Bulgarian",
          "roman": "véče",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "ве́че"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "my",
          "lang": "Burmese",
          "roman": "pri:pri",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "ပြီးပြီ"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "ca",
          "lang": "Catalan",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "ja"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "chr",
          "lang": "Cherokee",
          "roman": "gayula",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "ᎦᏳᎳ"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "yue",
          "lang": "Chinese",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "tags": [
            "Cantonese"
          ],
          "word": "已經"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "yue",
          "lang": "Chinese",
          "roman": "ji⁵ ging¹",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "tags": [
            "Cantonese"
          ],
          "word": "已经"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "dng",
          "lang": "Chinese",
          "roman": "kəži͡a",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "tags": [
            "Dungan"
          ],
          "word": "кәҗя"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "cmn",
          "lang": "Chinese",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "tags": [
            "Mandarin"
          ],
          "word": "已經"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "cmn",
          "lang": "Chinese",
          "roman": "yǐjing",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "tags": [
            "Mandarin"
          ],
          "word": "已经"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "cmn",
          "english": "bookish",
          "lang": "Chinese",
          "roman": "yǐ",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "tags": [
            "Mandarin"
          ],
          "word": "已"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "cmn",
          "lang": "Chinese",
          "roman": "dōu",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "tags": [
            "Mandarin"
          ],
          "word": "都"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "cmn",
          "lang": "Chinese",
          "roman": "zǎoyǐ",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "tags": [
            "Mandarin"
          ],
          "word": "早已"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "cdo",
          "lang": "Chinese",
          "roman": "báik-cèng",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "tags": [
            "Min-Dong"
          ],
          "word": "捌曾"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "cs",
          "lang": "Czech",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "už"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "cs",
          "lang": "Czech",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "již"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "da",
          "lang": "Danish",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "allerede"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "nl",
          "lang": "Dutch",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "al"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "nl",
          "lang": "Dutch",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "reeds"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "nl",
          "lang": "Dutch",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "alreeds"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "eo",
          "lang": "Esperanto",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "jam"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "et",
          "lang": "Estonian",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "juba"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "ee",
          "lang": "Ewe",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "xoxo"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "fo",
          "lang": "Faroese",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "longu"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "jo"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "fr",
          "lang": "French",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "déjà"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "fur",
          "lang": "Friulian",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "za"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "fur",
          "lang": "Friulian",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "bielzà"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "fur",
          "lang": "Friulian",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "dizà"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "gl",
          "lang": "Galician",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "xa"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "ka",
          "lang": "Georgian",
          "roman": "uḳve",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "უკვე"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "bereits"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "schon"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "gsw",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "tags": [
            "Alemannic-German"
          ],
          "word": "scho"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "el",
          "lang": "Greek",
          "roman": "ídi",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "ήδη"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "grc",
          "lang": "Greek",
          "roman": "ḗdē",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "tags": [
            "Ancient"
          ],
          "word": "ἤδη"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "he",
          "lang": "Hebrew",
          "roman": "k'var",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "כְּבָר‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "hi",
          "lang": "Hindi",
          "roman": "pahle hī",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "पहले ही"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "hi",
          "lang": "Hindi",
          "roman": "pahle se",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "पहले से"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "hu",
          "lang": "Hungarian",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "már"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "is",
          "lang": "Icelandic",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "þegar"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "io",
          "lang": "Ido",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "ja"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "id",
          "lang": "Indonesian",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "sudah"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "ia",
          "lang": "Interlingua",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "jam"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "ga",
          "lang": "Irish",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "cheana"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "it",
          "lang": "Italian",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "già"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "alt": "すでに",
          "code": "ja",
          "lang": "Japanese",
          "roman": "súde ni",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "既に"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "ja",
          "lang": "Japanese",
          "roman": "mō",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "もう"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "ja",
          "lang": "Japanese",
          "roman": "mohaya",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "もはや"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "ja",
          "lang": "Japanese",
          "roman": "tokku ni",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "とっくに"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "kk",
          "lang": "Kazakh",
          "roman": "äldeqaşan",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "әлдеқашан"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "kha",
          "lang": "Khasi",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "lypa"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "km",
          "lang": "Khmer",
          "roman": "haǝy",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "ហើយ"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "km",
          "lang": "Khmer",
          "roman": "ruəc haǝy",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "រួចហើយ"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "ko",
          "lang": "Korean",
          "roman": "beolsseo",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "벌써"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "lo",
          "lang": "Lao",
          "roman": "lǣu",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "ແລ້ວ"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "la",
          "lang": "Latin",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "iam"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "lv",
          "lang": "Latvian",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "jau"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "lt",
          "lang": "Lithuanian",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "jau"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "khb",
          "lang": "Lü",
          "roman": "l̇aew",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "᧟"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "mk",
          "lang": "Macedonian",
          "roman": "veḱe",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "веќе"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "ms",
          "lang": "Malay",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "sudah"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "mt",
          "lang": "Maltese",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "diġà"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "mn",
          "lang": "Mongolian",
          "roman": "khediinee",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "хэдийнээ"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "mn",
          "lang": "Mongolian",
          "roman": "ali khediin",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "аль хэдийн"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "mn",
          "lang": "Mongolian",
          "roman": "khezeenii",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "хэзээний"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "nah",
          "lang": "Nahuatl",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "ye"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "se",
          "lang": "Northern Sami",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "juo"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "no",
          "lang": "Norwegian",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "allerede"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "fa",
          "lang": "Persian",
          "roman": "qablan",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "قبلاً‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "fa",
          "lang": "Persian",
          "roman": "inak",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "اینک‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "ppl",
          "lang": "Pipil",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "-ya"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "ppl",
          "lang": "Pipil",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "-a"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "pl",
          "lang": "Polish",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "już"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "pt",
          "lang": "Portuguese",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "já"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "qu",
          "lang": "Quechua",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "ña"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "ro",
          "lang": "Romanian",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "deja"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "užé",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "уже́"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "ránʹše",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "ра́ньше"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "ru",
          "lang": "Russian",
          "roman": "ráneje",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "ра́нее"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "sco",
          "lang": "Scots",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "a'ready"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "gd",
          "lang": "Scottish Gaelic",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "cheana"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "gd",
          "lang": "Scottish Gaelic",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "mu thràth"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "gd",
          "lang": "Scottish Gaelic",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "mar thà"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "sh",
          "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "tags": [
            "Cyrillic"
          ],
          "word": "већ"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "sh",
          "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "tags": [
            "Roman"
          ],
          "word": "već"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "scn",
          "lang": "Sicilian",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "già"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "sk",
          "lang": "Slovak",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "už"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "sl",
          "lang": "Slovene",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "žé"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "dsb",
          "lang": "Sorbian",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "tags": [
            "Lower-Sorbian"
          ],
          "word": "južo"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "ya"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "sv",
          "lang": "Swedish",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "redan"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "sv",
          "lang": "Swedish",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "allaredan"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "tg",
          "lang": "Tajik",
          "roman": "allakay",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "аллакай"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "tg",
          "lang": "Tajik",
          "roman": "kayho",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "кайҳо"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "tg",
          "lang": "Tajik",
          "roman": "qablan",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "қаблан"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "th",
          "lang": "Thai",
          "roman": "lɛ́ɛo",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "แล้ว"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "tr",
          "lang": "Turkish",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "zaten"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "tr",
          "lang": "Turkish",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "çoktan"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "tk",
          "lang": "Turkmen",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "eýýäm"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "užé",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "уже́"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "vžé",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "вже́"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "uk",
          "lang": "Ukrainian",
          "roman": "raniše",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "раніше"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "uz",
          "lang": "Uzbek",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "allaqachon"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "uz",
          "lang": "Uzbek",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "zotan"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "vec",
          "lang": "Venetian",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "xà"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "vec",
          "lang": "Venetian",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "zà"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "vi",
          "lang": "Vietnamese",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "rồi"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "vi",
          "lang": "Vietnamese",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "đã"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "cy",
          "lang": "Welsh",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "eisoes"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "fy",
          "lang": "West Frisian",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "al"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "fy",
          "lang": "West Frisian",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "alree"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "mww",
          "lang": "White Hmong",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "twb"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "yi",
          "lang": "Yiddish",
          "roman": "shoyn",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "שוין‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "88 12",
          "code": "za",
          "lang": "Zhuang",
          "sense": "prior to some time",
          "word": "gaenq"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "83 17",
          "code": "ca",
          "lang": "Catalan",
          "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
          "word": "ja"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "83 17",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
          "word": "jo"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "83 17",
          "code": "fr",
          "lang": "French",
          "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
          "word": "à la fin"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "83 17",
          "code": "fr",
          "lang": "French",
          "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
          "word": "enfin"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "83 17",
          "code": "gl",
          "lang": "Galician",
          "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
          "word": "xa"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "83 17",
          "code": "de",
          "lang": "German",
          "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
          "word": "schon"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "83 17",
          "code": "el",
          "lang": "Greek",
          "roman": "epitélous",
          "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
          "word": "επιτέλους"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "83 17",
          "code": "el",
          "lang": "Greek",
          "roman": "piá",
          "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
          "word": "πιά"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "83 17",
          "code": "km",
          "lang": "Khmer",
          "roman": "haəy",
          "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
          "word": "ហើយ"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "83 17",
          "code": "fa",
          "lang": "Persian",
          "roman": "dige",
          "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
          "word": "دیگه‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "83 17",
          "code": "fa",
          "lang": "Persian",
          "roman": "digar",
          "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
          "word": "دیگر‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "83 17",
          "code": "pt",
          "lang": "Portuguese",
          "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
          "word": "de uma vez"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "83 17",
          "code": "sk",
          "lang": "Slovak",
          "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
          "word": "okamžite"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "83 17",
          "code": "sk",
          "lang": "Slovak",
          "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
          "word": "hneď"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "83 17",
          "code": "sk",
          "lang": "Slovak",
          "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
          "word": "už"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "83 17",
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
          "word": "ya"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "83 17",
          "code": "yi",
          "lang": "Yiddish",
          "roman": "shoyn",
          "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
          "word": "שוין‎"
        }
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "Are you quitting already?"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "So soon."
      ],
      "id": "already-adv-OMzz4qos",
      "tags": [
        "not-comparable"
      ],
      "translations": [
        {
          "_dis1": "4 96",
          "code": "ar",
          "lang": "Arabic",
          "sense": "so soon",
          "word": "لقد‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "4 96",
          "code": "ca",
          "lang": "Catalan",
          "sense": "so soon",
          "word": "ja"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "4 96",
          "code": "nl",
          "lang": "Dutch",
          "sense": "so soon",
          "word": "al"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "4 96",
          "code": "nl",
          "lang": "Dutch",
          "sense": "so soon",
          "word": "nu al"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "4 96",
          "code": "fi",
          "lang": "Finnish",
          "sense": "so soon",
          "word": "jo"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "4 96",
          "code": "fr",
          "lang": "French",
          "sense": "so soon",
          "word": "déjà"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "4 96",
          "code": "gl",
          "lang": "Galician",
          "sense": "so soon",
          "word": "xa"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "4 96",
          "code": "el",
          "lang": "Greek",
          "roman": "kiólas",
          "sense": "so soon",
          "word": "κιόλας"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "4 96",
          "code": "el",
          "lang": "Greek",
          "roman": "ídi",
          "sense": "so soon",
          "word": "ήδη"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "4 96",
          "code": "se",
          "lang": "Northern Sami",
          "sense": "so soon",
          "word": "juo"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "4 96",
          "code": "fa",
          "lang": "Persian",
          "roman": "be in zudi",
          "sense": "so soon",
          "word": "به این زودی‎"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "4 96",
          "code": "pt",
          "lang": "Portuguese",
          "sense": "so soon",
          "word": "já"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "4 96",
          "code": "sk",
          "lang": "Slovak",
          "sense": "so soon",
          "word": "už"
        },
        {
          "_dis1": "4 96",
          "code": "es",
          "lang": "Spanish",
          "sense": "so soon",
          "word": "ya"
        }
      ]
    }
  ],
  "sounds": [
    {
      "ipa": "/ɔːlˈɹɛdi/",
      "tags": [
        "Received-Pronunciation"
      ]
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/ɔlˈɹɛdi/",
      "tags": [
        "General-American"
      ]
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/ɑlˈɹɛdi/",
      "tags": [
        "Canada",
        "cot-caught-merger"
      ]
    },
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      "audio": "en-us-already.ogg",
      "mp3_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/transcoded/a/a8/En-us-already.ogg/En-us-already.ogg.mp3",
      "ogg_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a8/En-us-already.ogg",
      "tags": [
        "US"
      ],
      "text": "Audio (US)"
    }
  ],
  "word": "already"
}

{
  "etymology_templates": [
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "yi",
        "3": "שוין"
      },
      "expansion": "Semantic loan from Yiddish שוין‎ (shoyn)",
      "name": "semantic loan"
    }
  ],
  "etymology_text": "Semantic loan from Yiddish שוין‎ (shoyn).",
  "head_templates": [
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "-"
      },
      "expansion": "already (not comparable)",
      "name": "en-adv"
    }
  ],
  "lang": "English",
  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "adv",
  "senses": [
    {
      "categories": [
        {
          "kind": "other",
          "name": "American English",
          "parents": [],
          "source": "w"
        },
        {
          "_dis": "21 9 70",
          "kind": "kind",
          "name": "English intensifiers",
          "source": "w+disamb"
        }
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "I wish they'd finish already, so we can get going."
        },
        {
          "text": "Enough already!"
        },
        {
          "text": "Be quiet already!"
        },
        {
          "ref": "June 24, 1988, Liz Smith, Toledo Blade‎, Toledo, Ohio, page P-5",
          "text": "Enough already with the lack of glamour!"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "An intensifier used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation."
      ],
      "id": "already-adv",
      "tags": [
        "US",
        "not-comparable"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "sounds": [
    {
      "ipa": "/ɔːlˈɹɛdi/",
      "tags": [
        "Received-Pronunciation"
      ]
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/ɔlˈɹɛdi/",
      "tags": [
        "General-American"
      ]
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/ɑlˈɹɛdi/",
      "tags": [
        "Canada",
        "cot-caught-merger"
      ]
    },
    {
      "audio": "en-us-already.ogg",
      "mp3_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/transcoded/a/a8/En-us-already.ogg/En-us-already.ogg.mp3",
      "ogg_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a8/En-us-already.ogg",
      "tags": [
        "US"
      ],
      "text": "Audio (US)"
    }
  ],
  "word": "already"
}
{
  "categories": [
    "English 3-syllable words",
    "English adverbs",
    "English intensifiers",
    "English lemmas",
    "English semantic loans from Yiddish",
    "English terms derived from Middle English",
    "English terms derived from Yiddish",
    "English terms inherited from Middle English",
    "English terms with IPA pronunciation",
    "English terms with audio links",
    "English uncomparable adverbs"
  ],
  "etymology_templates": [
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "enm",
        "3": "alredy"
      },
      "expansion": "Middle English alredy",
      "name": "inh"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "enm",
        "2": "alredi"
      },
      "expansion": "alredi",
      "name": "m"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "al-",
        "3": "ready",
        "nocat": "1"
      },
      "expansion": "al- +‎ ready",
      "name": "affix"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "nl",
        "2": "alreeds",
        "3": "",
        "4": "already"
      },
      "expansion": "Dutch alreeds (“already”)",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "af",
        "2": "alreeds",
        "3": "",
        "4": "already"
      },
      "expansion": "Afrikaans alreeds (“already”)",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "gml",
        "2": "alreide"
      },
      "expansion": "Middle Low German alreide",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "gml",
        "2": "alreids",
        "t": "already"
      },
      "expansion": "alreids (“already”)",
      "name": "m"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "da",
        "2": "allerede",
        "t": "already"
      },
      "expansion": "Danish allerede (“already”)",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "sv",
        "2": "allaredan",
        "t": "already"
      },
      "expansion": "Swedish allaredan (“already”)",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "nn",
        "2": "allereie",
        "t": "already"
      },
      "expansion": "Norwegian Nynorsk allereie (“already”)",
      "name": "cog"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "all"
      },
      "expansion": "all",
      "name": "m"
    },
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "ready"
      },
      "expansion": "ready",
      "name": "m"
    }
  ],
  "etymology_text": "From Middle English alredy, alredi, equivalent to al- +‎ ready. Compare Dutch alreeds (“already”), Afrikaans alreeds (“already”), Middle Low German alreide, alreids (“already”), Danish allerede (“already”), Swedish allaredan (“already”), Norwegian Nynorsk allereie (“already”). More at all, ready.",
  "head_templates": [
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "-"
      },
      "expansion": "already (not comparable)",
      "name": "en-adv"
    }
  ],
  "lang": "English",
  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "adv",
  "related": [
    {
      "word": "yet"
    }
  ],
  "senses": [
    {
      "categories": [
        "English terms with quotations"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "I was surprised that she hadn’t already told me the news."
        },
        {
          "text": "Much of what he said I knew already."
        },
        {
          "text": "1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Qveene.[…], London: […] [John Wolfe] for VVilliam Ponsonbie, OCLC 960102938, book VI , canto IX: Tho, when-as all things ready were aright, / The Damzel was before the Altar ſet, / Being already dead with fearful fright."
        },
        {
          "ref": "1749, [John Cleland], Memoirs of a Woman of Pleasure [Fanny Hill], London: […] G. Fenton [i.e., Fenton and Ralph Griffiths][…], OCLC 731622352",
          "text": "slipping then my cloaths off, I crept under the bed-cloaths, where I found the young stripling already nestled, and the touch of his warm flesh rather pleas'd than alarm'd me."
        },
        {
          "ref": "25 June 1891, A[rthur] Conan Doyle, “Adventures of Sherlock Holmes. Adventure I.—A Scandal in Bohemia.”, in Geo[rge] Newnes, editor, The Strand Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly, volume II, London: George Newnes, Limited,[…], published July 1891, OCLC 1006315258",
          "text": "It was already dusk, and the lamps were just being lighted as we paced up and down in front of Briony Lodge, waiting for the coming of its occupant."
        },
        {
          "ref": "2013-07-20, “Welcome to the plastisphere”, in The Economist, volume 408, number 8845",
          "text": "Plastics are energy-rich substances, which is why many of them burn so readily. Any organism that could unlock and use that energy would do well in the Anthropocene. Terrestrial bacteria and fungi which can manage this trick are already familiar to experts in the field."
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "Prior to some specified time, either past, present, or future; by this time; previously."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "not-comparable"
      ]
    },
    {
      "categories": [
        "English terms with usage examples"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "Are you quitting already?"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "So soon."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "not-comparable"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "sounds": [
    {
      "ipa": "/ɔːlˈɹɛdi/",
      "tags": [
        "Received-Pronunciation"
      ]
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/ɔlˈɹɛdi/",
      "tags": [
        "General-American"
      ]
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/ɑlˈɹɛdi/",
      "tags": [
        "Canada",
        "cot-caught-merger"
      ]
    },
    {
      "audio": "en-us-already.ogg",
      "mp3_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/transcoded/a/a8/En-us-already.ogg/En-us-already.ogg.mp3",
      "ogg_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a8/En-us-already.ogg",
      "tags": [
        "US"
      ],
      "text": "Audio (US)"
    }
  ],
  "translations": [
    {
      "code": "sq",
      "lang": "Albanian",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "tashmë"
    },
    {
      "code": "ar",
      "lang": "Arabic",
      "roman": "qad",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "قَد‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "arz",
      "lang": "Arabic",
      "roman": "ḥalaṣ",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "tags": [
        "Egyptian-Arabic"
      ],
      "word": "خلاص‎"
    },
    {
      "alt": "ʾabl(e) keda",
      "code": "arz",
      "lang": "Arabic",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "tags": [
        "Egyptian-Arabic"
      ],
      "word": "قبل كده‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "afb",
      "lang": "Arabic",
      "roman": "orrɪdi",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "tags": [
        "Gulf-Arabic"
      ],
      "word": "أوردي‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "acw",
      "lang": "Arabic",
      "roman": "gid",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "tags": [
        "Hijazi-Arabic"
      ],
      "word": "قِد‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "acw",
      "lang": "Arabic",
      "roman": "gīd",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "tags": [
        "Hijazi-Arabic"
      ],
      "word": "قِيد‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "hy",
      "lang": "Armenian",
      "roman": "arden",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "արդեն"
    },
    {
      "code": "ast",
      "lang": "Asturian",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "yá"
    },
    {
      "code": "az",
      "lang": "Azerbaijani",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "artıq"
    },
    {
      "code": "az",
      "lang": "Azerbaijani",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "tags": [
        "Russianism"
      ],
      "word": "uje"
    },
    {
      "code": "eu",
      "lang": "Basque",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "dagoeneko"
    },
    {
      "code": "eu",
      "lang": "Basque",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "jadanik"
    },
    {
      "code": "be",
      "lang": "Belarusian",
      "roman": "užó",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "ужо́"
    },
    {
      "code": "be",
      "lang": "Belarusian",
      "roman": "ŭžo",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "ўжо"
    },
    {
      "code": "bn",
      "lang": "Bengali",
      "roman": "itomôddhe",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "ইতোমধ্যে"
    },
    {
      "code": "bg",
      "lang": "Bulgarian",
      "roman": "véče",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "ве́че"
    },
    {
      "code": "my",
      "lang": "Burmese",
      "roman": "pri:pri",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "ပြီးပြီ"
    },
    {
      "code": "ca",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "ja"
    },
    {
      "code": "chr",
      "lang": "Cherokee",
      "roman": "gayula",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "ᎦᏳᎳ"
    },
    {
      "code": "yue",
      "lang": "Chinese",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "tags": [
        "Cantonese"
      ],
      "word": "已經"
    },
    {
      "code": "yue",
      "lang": "Chinese",
      "roman": "ji⁵ ging¹",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "tags": [
        "Cantonese"
      ],
      "word": "已经"
    },
    {
      "code": "dng",
      "lang": "Chinese",
      "roman": "kəži͡a",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "tags": [
        "Dungan"
      ],
      "word": "кәҗя"
    },
    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "tags": [
        "Mandarin"
      ],
      "word": "已經"
    },
    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese",
      "roman": "yǐjing",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "tags": [
        "Mandarin"
      ],
      "word": "已经"
    },
    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "english": "bookish",
      "lang": "Chinese",
      "roman": "yǐ",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "tags": [
        "Mandarin"
      ],
      "word": "已"
    },
    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese",
      "roman": "dōu",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "tags": [
        "Mandarin"
      ],
      "word": "都"
    },
    {
      "code": "cmn",
      "lang": "Chinese",
      "roman": "zǎoyǐ",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "tags": [
        "Mandarin"
      ],
      "word": "早已"
    },
    {
      "code": "cdo",
      "lang": "Chinese",
      "roman": "báik-cèng",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "tags": [
        "Min-Dong"
      ],
      "word": "捌曾"
    },
    {
      "code": "cs",
      "lang": "Czech",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "už"
    },
    {
      "code": "cs",
      "lang": "Czech",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "již"
    },
    {
      "code": "da",
      "lang": "Danish",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "allerede"
    },
    {
      "code": "nl",
      "lang": "Dutch",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "al"
    },
    {
      "code": "nl",
      "lang": "Dutch",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "reeds"
    },
    {
      "code": "nl",
      "lang": "Dutch",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "alreeds"
    },
    {
      "code": "eo",
      "lang": "Esperanto",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "jam"
    },
    {
      "code": "et",
      "lang": "Estonian",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "juba"
    },
    {
      "code": "ee",
      "lang": "Ewe",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "xoxo"
    },
    {
      "code": "fo",
      "lang": "Faroese",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "longu"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "jo"
    },
    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "déjà"
    },
    {
      "code": "fur",
      "lang": "Friulian",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "za"
    },
    {
      "code": "fur",
      "lang": "Friulian",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "bielzà"
    },
    {
      "code": "fur",
      "lang": "Friulian",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "dizà"
    },
    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "xa"
    },
    {
      "code": "ka",
      "lang": "Georgian",
      "roman": "uḳve",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "უკვე"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "bereits"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "schon"
    },
    {
      "code": "gsw",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "tags": [
        "Alemannic-German"
      ],
      "word": "scho"
    },
    {
      "code": "el",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "ídi",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "ήδη"
    },
    {
      "code": "grc",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "ḗdē",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "tags": [
        "Ancient"
      ],
      "word": "ἤδη"
    },
    {
      "code": "he",
      "lang": "Hebrew",
      "roman": "k'var",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "כְּבָר‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "hi",
      "lang": "Hindi",
      "roman": "pahle hī",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "पहले ही"
    },
    {
      "code": "hi",
      "lang": "Hindi",
      "roman": "pahle se",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "पहले से"
    },
    {
      "code": "hu",
      "lang": "Hungarian",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "már"
    },
    {
      "code": "is",
      "lang": "Icelandic",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "þegar"
    },
    {
      "code": "io",
      "lang": "Ido",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "ja"
    },
    {
      "code": "id",
      "lang": "Indonesian",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "sudah"
    },
    {
      "code": "ia",
      "lang": "Interlingua",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "jam"
    },
    {
      "code": "ga",
      "lang": "Irish",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "cheana"
    },
    {
      "code": "it",
      "lang": "Italian",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "già"
    },
    {
      "alt": "すでに",
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "súde ni",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "既に"
    },
    {
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "mō",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "もう"
    },
    {
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "mohaya",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "もはや"
    },
    {
      "code": "ja",
      "lang": "Japanese",
      "roman": "tokku ni",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "とっくに"
    },
    {
      "code": "kk",
      "lang": "Kazakh",
      "roman": "äldeqaşan",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "әлдеқашан"
    },
    {
      "code": "kha",
      "lang": "Khasi",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "lypa"
    },
    {
      "code": "km",
      "lang": "Khmer",
      "roman": "haǝy",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "ហើយ"
    },
    {
      "code": "km",
      "lang": "Khmer",
      "roman": "ruəc haǝy",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "រួចហើយ"
    },
    {
      "code": "ko",
      "lang": "Korean",
      "roman": "beolsseo",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "벌써"
    },
    {
      "code": "lo",
      "lang": "Lao",
      "roman": "lǣu",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "ແລ້ວ"
    },
    {
      "code": "la",
      "lang": "Latin",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "iam"
    },
    {
      "code": "lv",
      "lang": "Latvian",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "jau"
    },
    {
      "code": "lt",
      "lang": "Lithuanian",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "jau"
    },
    {
      "code": "khb",
      "lang": "Lü",
      "roman": "l̇aew",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "᧟"
    },
    {
      "code": "mk",
      "lang": "Macedonian",
      "roman": "veḱe",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "веќе"
    },
    {
      "code": "ms",
      "lang": "Malay",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "sudah"
    },
    {
      "code": "mt",
      "lang": "Maltese",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "diġà"
    },
    {
      "code": "mn",
      "lang": "Mongolian",
      "roman": "khediinee",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "хэдийнээ"
    },
    {
      "code": "mn",
      "lang": "Mongolian",
      "roman": "ali khediin",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "аль хэдийн"
    },
    {
      "code": "mn",
      "lang": "Mongolian",
      "roman": "khezeenii",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "хэзээний"
    },
    {
      "code": "nah",
      "lang": "Nahuatl",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "ye"
    },
    {
      "code": "se",
      "lang": "Northern Sami",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "juo"
    },
    {
      "code": "no",
      "lang": "Norwegian",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "allerede"
    },
    {
      "code": "fa",
      "lang": "Persian",
      "roman": "qablan",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "قبلاً‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "fa",
      "lang": "Persian",
      "roman": "inak",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "اینک‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "ppl",
      "lang": "Pipil",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "-ya"
    },
    {
      "code": "ppl",
      "lang": "Pipil",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "-a"
    },
    {
      "code": "pl",
      "lang": "Polish",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "już"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "já"
    },
    {
      "code": "qu",
      "lang": "Quechua",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "ña"
    },
    {
      "code": "ro",
      "lang": "Romanian",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "deja"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "užé",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "уже́"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "ránʹše",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "ра́ньше"
    },
    {
      "code": "ru",
      "lang": "Russian",
      "roman": "ráneje",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "ра́нее"
    },
    {
      "code": "sco",
      "lang": "Scots",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "a'ready"
    },
    {
      "code": "gd",
      "lang": "Scottish Gaelic",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "cheana"
    },
    {
      "code": "gd",
      "lang": "Scottish Gaelic",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "mu thràth"
    },
    {
      "code": "gd",
      "lang": "Scottish Gaelic",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "mar thà"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "tags": [
        "Cyrillic"
      ],
      "word": "већ"
    },
    {
      "code": "sh",
      "lang": "Serbo-Croatian",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "tags": [
        "Roman"
      ],
      "word": "već"
    },
    {
      "code": "scn",
      "lang": "Sicilian",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "già"
    },
    {
      "code": "sk",
      "lang": "Slovak",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "už"
    },
    {
      "code": "sl",
      "lang": "Slovene",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "žé"
    },
    {
      "code": "dsb",
      "lang": "Sorbian",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "tags": [
        "Lower-Sorbian"
      ],
      "word": "južo"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "ya"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "redan"
    },
    {
      "code": "sv",
      "lang": "Swedish",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "allaredan"
    },
    {
      "code": "tg",
      "lang": "Tajik",
      "roman": "allakay",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "аллакай"
    },
    {
      "code": "tg",
      "lang": "Tajik",
      "roman": "kayho",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "кайҳо"
    },
    {
      "code": "tg",
      "lang": "Tajik",
      "roman": "qablan",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "қаблан"
    },
    {
      "code": "th",
      "lang": "Thai",
      "roman": "lɛ́ɛo",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "แล้ว"
    },
    {
      "code": "tr",
      "lang": "Turkish",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "zaten"
    },
    {
      "code": "tr",
      "lang": "Turkish",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "çoktan"
    },
    {
      "code": "tk",
      "lang": "Turkmen",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "eýýäm"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "užé",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "уже́"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "vžé",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "вже́"
    },
    {
      "code": "uk",
      "lang": "Ukrainian",
      "roman": "raniše",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "раніше"
    },
    {
      "code": "uz",
      "lang": "Uzbek",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "allaqachon"
    },
    {
      "code": "uz",
      "lang": "Uzbek",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "zotan"
    },
    {
      "code": "vec",
      "lang": "Venetian",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "xà"
    },
    {
      "code": "vec",
      "lang": "Venetian",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "zà"
    },
    {
      "code": "vi",
      "lang": "Vietnamese",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "rồi"
    },
    {
      "code": "vi",
      "lang": "Vietnamese",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "đã"
    },
    {
      "code": "cy",
      "lang": "Welsh",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "eisoes"
    },
    {
      "code": "fy",
      "lang": "West Frisian",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "al"
    },
    {
      "code": "fy",
      "lang": "West Frisian",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "alree"
    },
    {
      "code": "mww",
      "lang": "White Hmong",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "twb"
    },
    {
      "code": "yi",
      "lang": "Yiddish",
      "roman": "shoyn",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "שוין‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "za",
      "lang": "Zhuang",
      "sense": "prior to some time",
      "word": "gaenq"
    },
    {
      "code": "ar",
      "lang": "Arabic",
      "sense": "so soon",
      "word": "لقد‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "ca",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "so soon",
      "word": "ja"
    },
    {
      "code": "nl",
      "lang": "Dutch",
      "sense": "so soon",
      "word": "al"
    },
    {
      "code": "nl",
      "lang": "Dutch",
      "sense": "so soon",
      "word": "nu al"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "so soon",
      "word": "jo"
    },
    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "so soon",
      "word": "déjà"
    },
    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "so soon",
      "word": "xa"
    },
    {
      "code": "el",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "kiólas",
      "sense": "so soon",
      "word": "κιόλας"
    },
    {
      "code": "el",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "ídi",
      "sense": "so soon",
      "word": "ήδη"
    },
    {
      "code": "se",
      "lang": "Northern Sami",
      "sense": "so soon",
      "word": "juo"
    },
    {
      "code": "fa",
      "lang": "Persian",
      "roman": "be in zudi",
      "sense": "so soon",
      "word": "به این زودی‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "so soon",
      "word": "já"
    },
    {
      "code": "sk",
      "lang": "Slovak",
      "sense": "so soon",
      "word": "už"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "so soon",
      "word": "ya"
    },
    {
      "code": "ca",
      "lang": "Catalan",
      "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
      "word": "ja"
    },
    {
      "code": "fi",
      "lang": "Finnish",
      "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
      "word": "jo"
    },
    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
      "word": "à la fin"
    },
    {
      "code": "fr",
      "lang": "French",
      "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
      "word": "enfin"
    },
    {
      "code": "gl",
      "lang": "Galician",
      "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
      "word": "xa"
    },
    {
      "code": "de",
      "lang": "German",
      "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
      "word": "schon"
    },
    {
      "code": "el",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "epitélous",
      "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
      "word": "επιτέλους"
    },
    {
      "code": "el",
      "lang": "Greek",
      "roman": "piá",
      "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
      "word": "πιά"
    },
    {
      "code": "km",
      "lang": "Khmer",
      "roman": "haəy",
      "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
      "word": "ហើយ"
    },
    {
      "code": "fa",
      "lang": "Persian",
      "roman": "dige",
      "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
      "word": "دیگه‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "fa",
      "lang": "Persian",
      "roman": "digar",
      "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
      "word": "دیگر‎"
    },
    {
      "code": "pt",
      "lang": "Portuguese",
      "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
      "word": "de uma vez"
    },
    {
      "code": "sk",
      "lang": "Slovak",
      "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
      "word": "okamžite"
    },
    {
      "code": "sk",
      "lang": "Slovak",
      "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
      "word": "hneď"
    },
    {
      "code": "sk",
      "lang": "Slovak",
      "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
      "word": "už"
    },
    {
      "code": "es",
      "lang": "Spanish",
      "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
      "word": "ya"
    },
    {
      "code": "yi",
      "lang": "Yiddish",
      "roman": "shoyn",
      "sense": "used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation",
      "word": "שוין‎"
    }
  ],
  "word": "already"
}

{
  "categories": [
    "English 3-syllable words",
    "English adverbs",
    "English intensifiers",
    "English lemmas",
    "English semantic loans from Yiddish",
    "English terms derived from Yiddish",
    "English terms with IPA pronunciation",
    "English terms with audio links",
    "English uncomparable adverbs"
  ],
  "etymology_templates": [
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "en",
        "2": "yi",
        "3": "שוין"
      },
      "expansion": "Semantic loan from Yiddish שוין‎ (shoyn)",
      "name": "semantic loan"
    }
  ],
  "etymology_text": "Semantic loan from Yiddish שוין‎ (shoyn).",
  "head_templates": [
    {
      "args": {
        "1": "-"
      },
      "expansion": "already (not comparable)",
      "name": "en-adv"
    }
  ],
  "lang": "English",
  "lang_code": "en",
  "pos": "adv",
  "senses": [
    {
      "categories": [
        "American English",
        "English terms with quotations",
        "English terms with usage examples"
      ],
      "examples": [
        {
          "text": "I wish they'd finish already, so we can get going."
        },
        {
          "text": "Enough already!"
        },
        {
          "text": "Be quiet already!"
        },
        {
          "ref": "June 24, 1988, Liz Smith, Toledo Blade‎, Toledo, Ohio, page P-5",
          "text": "Enough already with the lack of glamour!"
        }
      ],
      "glosses": [
        "An intensifier used to emphasize impatience or express exasperation."
      ],
      "tags": [
        "US",
        "not-comparable"
      ]
    }
  ],
  "sounds": [
    {
      "ipa": "/ɔːlˈɹɛdi/",
      "tags": [
        "Received-Pronunciation"
      ]
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/ɔlˈɹɛdi/",
      "tags": [
        "General-American"
      ]
    },
    {
      "ipa": "/ɑlˈɹɛdi/",
      "tags": [
        "Canada",
        "cot-caught-merger"
      ]
    },
    {
      "audio": "en-us-already.ogg",
      "mp3_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/transcoded/a/a8/En-us-already.ogg/En-us-already.ogg.mp3",
      "ogg_url": "https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/a/a8/En-us-already.ogg",
      "tags": [
        "US"
      ],
      "text": "Audio (US)"
    }
  ],
  "word": "already"
}

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