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preposition
  1. 1
    included in a larger group
    1. b.
      used when you are mentioning a particular person or thing in relation to the rest of the group they belong to

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  2. 2
    within a group
    1. a.
      used for saying what happens within a particular group of people

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    2. b.
      used for saying that many people in a group have a particular opinion or feeling

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  3. 4
    in the middle of other people or things
    1. c.
      searching through things

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English version of definition of among

dark pool

a method of financial trading in which share prices are hidden and not openly available to the public

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to post a tweet, usually a negative one, that mentions a person without using the @ sign, so that they will not see the message on their Twitter feed …

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