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adverb, preposition
  1. 1
    used for showing movement
    1. a.
      moving in a circular way

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  2. 2
    used for showing where someone/something is
    1. b.
      in many different parts or areas

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    2. c.
      in or close to a place or area

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    3. d.
      in a place with other people, because you live there or spend a lot of time there

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  3. 4
    not exact
    1. a.
    2. b.
      used for referring to a time that is not exact

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  4. 5
    used for showing how someone is spending their time
    1. a.
      spending time in a place not doing much

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solutionism

the belief that every problem has a solution based in technology

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