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/ˈsʌm/

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meanings of some

determinative:

  1. A certain, an unspecified or unknown.
  2. An unspecified amount of (something uncountable).
  3. A considerable quantity or number of; approximately.
  4. A certain proportion of, at least two.
  5. An unspecified quantity or number of.
  6. A remarkable.

pronoun:

  1. An indefinite quantity.
  2. An indefinite amount, a part.
  3. A certain number, at least two.

adverb:

  1. Of a measurement: approximately, roughly.

words with pronunciation similar to some

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