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aside

[ uh-sahyd ]
/ əˈsaɪd /
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adverb

noun

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Idioms for aside

    aside from,
    1. apart from; besides; excluding: Aside from her salary, she receives money from investments.
    2. except for: They had no more food, aside from a few stale rolls.

Origin of aside

Middle English word dating back to 1350–1400; see origin at a-1, side1
qua·si-a·side, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for aside (1 of 2)

aside
/ (əˈsaɪd) /

adverb

noun

British Dictionary definitions for aside (2 of 2)

A-side

noun

the side of a gramophone record regarded as the more important one
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Idioms and Phrases with aside

aside

see all joking aside; lay aside; set aside; take aside.

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