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a contraction of will:I'll answer the phone. He'll pay the check. What'll we do?
contraction of till1 (used when the preceding word ends in t): Wait'll your father comes home!
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Which form is used to state an obligation or duty someone has?

usage note for 'll

Other definitions for 'll (2 of 5)

LL

or L.L.


abbreviation

Other definitions for 'll (3 of 5)

ll.

abbreviation
lines.

Other definitions for 'll (4 of 5)

l.l.1

abbreviation
in the place quoted.

Origin of l.l.

1
From Latin locō laudātō

Other definitions for 'll (5 of 5)

l.l.2

abbreviation
loose-leaf.
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British Dictionary definitions for 'll (1 of 2)

LL

abbreviation for
Late Latin
Low Latin
Lord Lieutenant

British Dictionary definitions for 'll (2 of 2)

ll.

abbreviation for
lines (of written matter)
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