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Contraction of will: We'll arrive later.
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1. a contraction of shall or will: I'll answer the phone. She'll pay the check. What'll we do?
2. contraction of till1 (used when the preceding word ends in t): Wait'll the children see this!


or L.L.,

Late Latin.


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