Adverb Part-of-Speech Role

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An Adverb Part-of-Speech Role is a part-of-speech role for a content word that can modify a verb, adjective, or another adverb.



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    • Adverb - RB
      • This category includes most words that end in ly as well as degree words like quite, too, and very, posthead modifiers like enough and indeed (as in good enough, very well indeed), and negative markers like not, n't and never.
    • Adverb, comparative - RBR
      • Adverbs with the comparative ending er but without a strictly comparative meaning, like later in We can always come by later should simply be tagged as RB.