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what is the meaning of "시" in the below sentence?

시 (時) is a light noun, that literally means time, but is mostly used for conditional conjunction, just like when in English. It's usually used in more formal styles often with nominals (but not always)...
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Grammatical Nuisance: The particle "in order" to in Korean ? [기 위해; 러 and 려고]

The meaning is more or less the same since they all indicate the purpose. The difference is in formality and usage context. VERB-기 위해 = in order to VERB. Most formal, so mostly used in writing. ...
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