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1. For the use of nor after neither, see neither. Note that nor can be repeated to introduce a third or further item:

• The comment that receives the heartiest agreement concerns neither the war, nor the earthquake, nor the crime rate —Observer Magazine, 1992.

2. Nor is sometimes used when there is no negative present or implied in the preceding clause:

• Horned head-dresses have been found but they belonged to an earlier period. Nor did Viking warriors have decorated shields —Independent, 1998.


Modern English usage. 2014.

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  • Nor — (n[^o]r), conj. [OE. nor, contr. from nother. See {Neither}.] A negative connective or particle, introducing the second member or clause of a negative proposition, following neither, or not, in the first member or clause (as or in affirmative… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • nor — NOR, nori, s.m. 1. (Mai ales la pl.) Masă (delimitată) de vapori sau de picături de apă, de cristale de gheaţă aflate în suspensie în atmosferă. ♦ loc. adj. şi adv. Până la (sau în) nori = (care se înalţă) foarte sus. ♦ loc. vb. A fi nor = a fi… …   Dicționar Român

  • nor — W1S2 [no: US no:r] conj, adv [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: nother neither, nor (13 19 centuries)] 1.) neither ... nor ... used when mentioning two things that are not true or do not happen ▪ He can neither read nor write. (=he cannot read or write) ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nor — W1S2 [no: US no:r] conj, adv [Date: 1200 1300; Origin: nother neither, nor (13 19 centuries)] 1.) neither ... nor ... used when mentioning two things that are not true or do not happen ▪ He can neither read nor write. (=he cannot read or write) ▪ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • nor — nor1 [nôr] conj. [ME < ne , not, NO1 + or: see OR1] and not; or not; and not either: Used a) usually as the second in the correlative pair neither... nor, indicating negation of both parts of the statement [ I can neither go nor stay ] b)… …   English World dictionary

  • Nor — 〈n. 11〉 Haff [dän.] * * * Nor, das; s [gek. aus Noricum = röm. Provinz in den Ostalpen] (Geol.): Stufe der oberen ↑ Trias (2). * * * I Nor   [von engl. neither...nor, »weder...noch«], logischer …   Universal-Lexikon

  • Nor — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom. {{{image}}}   Sigles d une seule lettre   Sigles de deux lettres > Sigles de trois lettres …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Nor — steht für: Norium, geologischer Zeitabschnitt, mittlere Stufe der Obertrias ein chemisches Akronym für fehlende chemische Gruppen (wie die Methylgruppe); zum Beispiel, Noradrenalin das Sternbild Winkelmaß (lat. Norma) in der Nomenklatur der… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Nór — Nór, en norrois Nórr, est le fondateur mythique éponyme de la Norvège. En effet, le mot « Norvège » (en norvégien Norge) est issu de Nór rige, signifiant « royaume de Nór ». Selon la légende, Gói était la fille du roi Thorri… …   Wikipédia en Français


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