any more

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any more (not comparable)

  1. In negative or interrogative constructions: from a given time onwards; longer, again.
    They don't make repairable radios any more.
  2. (colloquial, chiefly Northern Ireland, US) In positive constructions: now, from now on.
    • 1920, DH Lawrence, Women in Love:
      ‘Quite absurd,’ he said. ‘Suffering bores me, any more.’
    • 2009, Thomas Pynchon, Inherent Vice, Vintage 2010, p. 268:
      He's no longer the wholesome Chamber of Commerce bigshot we used to know in the olden days, Doc, he's bad shit anymore.
  3. To a greater extent (than).
    I don't like Braques any more than I like Picasso.

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