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about
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 12
1. On all sides; around.
4. To a reserved position; half round; in the opposite direction; on the opposite tack; as, to face about; to turn one's self about.
5. Nearly; approximately; with close correspondence, in quality, manner, degree, etc.; as, about as cold; about as high; - also of quantity, number, time.
Part of Speech: preposition
2. In the immediate neighborhood of; in contiguity or proximity to; near, as to place; by or on ( one's person).
4. In concern with; engaged in; intent on.
6. Concerning; with regard to; on account of; touching.
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