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adverb, preposition
  1. 2
    not exactly a particular amount or number
    1. b.
      used for referring to a time that is not exact

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  2. 6
    used for saying where someone/something is mainly British
    1. b.
      in or close to an area

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    2. c.
      literary surrounding or enclosing someone or something

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  3. 7
    how someone is spending their time British
  4. 8
    British mainly spoken used for saying that a particular type of person or thing exists or is available at this time

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  5. 9
    searching, looking, or trying to find someone/something

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