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Main Entry: 1but
Pronunciation: (primarystress)bschwat
Function: conjunction
1 a : except that : UNLESS <it never rains but it pours> b : 3THAT 1b -- used after a negative <there is no doubt but he won>
2 a : while just the opposite <I ski but you don't> b : yet nevertheless <fell but wasn't hurt> c : EXCEPT 2 <no one but you may enter>

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