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around

Definitions by Oxford


[əˈraʊnd], (Adverb)

Definitions:
- located or situated on every side
(e.g: the mountains towering all around)

- so as to face in the opposite direction
(e.g: Guy seized her by the shoulders and turned her around)

- in or to many places throughout a locality
(e.g: word got around that he was on the verge of retirement)

- aimlessly or unsystematically; here and there
(e.g: one of them was glancing nervously around)

- present, living, in the vicinity, or in active use
(e.g: there was no one around)

- (used with a number or quantity) approximately
(e.g: software costs would be around £1,500)


Phrases:
- have been around

Origin:
Middle English: from a-‘in, on’ + round


[əˈraʊnd], (Preposition)

Definitions:
- on every side of
(e.g: the palazzo is built around a courtyard)

- in or to many places throughout (a community or locality)
(e.g: cycling around the village)

- so as to pass (a place or object) in a curved or approximately circular route
(e.g: he walked around the airfield)

- so as to encircle or embrace (someone or something)
(e.g: he put his arm around her)


Phrases:
- have been around

Origin:







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