given


given
/giv"euhn/, v.
1. pp. of give.
adj.
2. stated, fixed, or specified: at a given time.
3. addicted or disposed (often fol. by to): given to making snide remarks.
4. bestowed as a gift; conferred.
5. assigned as a basis of calculation, reasoning, etc.: Given A and B, C follows.
6. Math. known or independently determined: a given magnitude.
7. (on official documents) executed and delivered as of the date shown.
n.
8. an established fact, condition, factor, etc.

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