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adverb, preposition
  1. 1
    from one side to the other
    1. b.
      reaching from one side of a space or surface to the other

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    2. c.
      used for showing the width of something

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  2. 2
    on the opposite side of a road, river, line, etc.

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  3. 3
    in a large part of an area or surface
    1. a.
      in many parts of an area or country

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