When another is used as a determiner it is translated by un autre or une autre according to the gender of the noun that follows : another ticket = un autre billet ; another cup = une autre tasse. However, when another means an additional, encore can also be used : another cup of tea? = une autre tasse de thé or encore une tasse de thé? For more examples and particular usages, see A below.
When another is used as a pronoun it is translated by un autre or une autre according to the gender of the noun it refers to : that cake was delicious, can I have another? = ce gâteau était délicieux, est-ce que je peux en prendre un autre? ; I see you like the peaches-have another = je vois que tu aimes les pêches-prends-en une autre. Note that en is always added in French when un/une autre are used as pronouns. For more examples and particular usages, see B below.
A det
1 (an additional) un/-e autre, encore un/-e ; would you like another drink? est-ce que tu veux un autre verre?, encore un verre? ; they want to have another child ils veulent avoir un autre enfant ; we have received yet another letter nous avons reçu encore une nouvelle lettre ; that will cost you another £5 cela vous coûtera 5 livres sterling de plus ; they stayed another three hours ils sont restés encore trois heures or trois heures de plus ; without another word sans rien dire de plus ; in another five weeks dans cinq semaines ; it was another ten years before they met again dix ans se sont écoulés avant qu'ils se rencontrent de nouveau ; and another thing,… et de plus,… ; not another programme about seals! encore une émission sur les phoques! ;
2 (a different) un/-e autre ; another time une autre fois ; he has another job/another girlfriend now il a un nouveau travail/une nouvelle copine maintenant ; can I have another one? est-ce que je peux en avoir un/-e autre? ; there's another way of doing it il y a une autre façon de le faire ; to put it another way… en d'autres termes… ; that's quite another matter ça c'est une autre histoire or question ;
3 (new) another Garbo une nouvelle Garbo ; another Vietnam un nouveau Viêt Nam.
B pron un/-e autre ; can I have another? est-ce-que je peux en avoir un/-e autre? ; he loved another littér il était amoureux d'un/-e autre, il aimait quelqu'un d'autre ; another of the witnesses said that un autre témoin a dit que ; one after another l'un/l'une après l'autre ; she tried on one hat after another elle a essayé tous les chapeaux les uns après les autres ; of one kind or another d'une sorte ou d'une autre ; for one reason or another pour une raison ou une autre ; in one way or another d'une façon ou d'une autre ; ignorance is one thing, vulgarity is quite another l'ignorance est une chose, mais la vulgarité en est une autre ; imagining things is one thing, creating them is quite another l'imagination est une chose, la création en est une autre.

Big English-French dictionary. 2003.

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