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adverb, conjunction, preposition
  1. 2
    at a later position in a list or piece of writing
  2. 3
    farther along a road, railroad, etc.

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  3. 6
    trying to catch or get someone/something
    1. c.
      mainly British informal trying to find something
  4. 7
    mainly British if you name a person or thing after someone, you give them the same name

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food rave

a very large party where people eat, sell or share many different types of food, usually held outside or in a large public building

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dead white (European) male

a man … whose achievements may have been overestimated because he belonged to the gender and ethnic group … that was dominant at the time

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