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Main Entry: 1about
Pronunciation: schwa-primarystressbaudott
Function: adverb
1 : on all sides : AROUND <wander about> <people standing about>
2 a : reasonably close to : APPROXIMATELY, NEARLY <about three years> <about ready to go> b : on the verge of <is about to go home>
3 : in the opposite direction <face about>

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