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

 nev·er /ˈnɛvɚ/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Nev·er adv.
 1. Not ever; not at any time; at no time, whether past, present, or future.
    Death still draws nearer, never seeming near.   --Pope.
 2. In no degree; not in the least; not.
    Whosoever has a friend to guide him, may carry his eyes in another man's head, and yet see never the worse.   --South.
    And he answered him to never a word.   --Matt. xxvii. 14.
 Note:Never is much used in composition with present participles to form adjectives, as in never-ceasing, never-dying, never-ending, never-fading, never-failing, etc., retaining its usual signification.
 Never a deal, not a bit. [Obs.] --Chaucer.
 Never so, as never before; more than at any other time, or in any other circumstances; especially; particularly; -- now often expressed or replaced by ever so.
    Ask me never so much dower and gift.   --Gen. xxxiv. 12.
    A fear of battery, . . . though never so well grounded, is no duress.   --Blackstone.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adv 1: not ever; at no time in the past or future; "I have never
             been to China"; "I shall never forget this day"; "had
             never seen a circus"; "never on Sunday"; "I will never
             marry you!" [syn: ne'er] [ant: always]
      2: not at all; certainly not; not in any circumstances; "never
         fear"; "bringing up children is never easy"; "that will
         never do"; "what is morally wrong can never be politically