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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 then /ˈðɛn/
 (ad.)當時,到那時;然後,接著;那?;而且,另外,還有,再者(a.)當時的那時

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 then
 若則閘

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 then
 反若則閘

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 then
 反若則

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 then
 則

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 then
 則

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Then adv.
 1. At that time (referring to a time specified, either past or future).
    And the Canaanite was then in the land.   --Gen. xii. 6.
    Now I know in part; but then shall I know even as also I am known.   --1 Cor. xiii. 12.
 2. Soon afterward, or immediately; next; afterward.
    First be reconciled to thy brother, and then come and offer thy gift.   --Matt. v. 24.
 3. At another time; later; again.
    One while the master is not aware of what is done, and then in other cases it may fall out to be own act.   --L'Estrange.
 By then. (a) By that time. (b) By the time that. [Obs.]
    But that opinion, I trust, by then this following argument hath been well read, will be left for one of the mysteries of an indulgent Antichrist.   --Milton.
 Now and then. See under Now, adv.
 Till then, until that time; until the time mentioned. --Milton.
 Note:Then is often used elliptically, like an adjective, for then existing; as, the then administration.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Then conj.
 1. Than. [Obs.]
 2. In that case; in consequence; as a consequence; therefore; for this reason.
    If all this be so, then man has a natural freedom.   --Locke.
    Now, then, be all thy weighty cares away.   --Dryden.
 Syn: -- Therefore.
 Usage: Then, Therefore. Both these words are used in reasoning; but therefore takes the lead, while then is rather subordinate or incidental. Therefore states reasons and draws inferences in form; then, to a great extent, takes the point as proved, and passes on to the general conclusion. Therefore being justified by faith, we have peace with God.” --Rom. v. 1. “So then faith cometh by hearing, and hearing by the word of God.” --Rom. x. 17.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 then
      adj : at a specific prior time; "the then president" [syn: then(a)]
      n : that time; that moment; "we will arrive before then"; "we
          were friends from then on"
      adv 1: subsequently or soon afterward (often used as sentence
             connectors); "then he left"; "go left first, then
             right"; "first came lightning, then thunder"; "we
             watched the late movie and then went to bed"; "and so
             home and to bed" [syn: so, and so, and then]
      2: in that case or as a consequence; "if he didn't take it,
         then who did?"; "keep it then if you want to"; "the case,
         then, is closed"; "you've made up your mind then?"; "then
         you'll be rich"
      3: at that time; "I was young then"; "prices were lower back
         then"; "science as it was then taught"