or hereabout adverb Date: 13th century in this vicinity

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  • hereabouts — (also hereabout) ► ADVERB ▪ near this place …   English terms dictionary

  • hereabouts — [[t]hɪ͟ərəba͟ʊts[/t]] ADV: ADV after v, n ADV You use hereabouts to indicate that you are talking about something near you or in the same area as you. It s a bit chilly and empty hereabouts... The mountains hereabouts reach heights of over 2000… …   English dictionary

  • Hereabouts — Herea bout Here a bout , Hereabouts Here a*bouts , adv. 1. About this place; in this vicinity. [1913 Webster] 2. Concerning this. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • hereabouts — adverb Near here. The people hereabouts are pretty decent folk …   Wiktionary

  • hereabouts — here|a|bouts [ˌhıərəˈbauts, ˈhıərəbauts US ˌhır ,ˈhır ] adv somewhere near the place where you are ▪ There must be a pub hereabouts …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • hereabouts — here|a|bouts [ ,hırə bauts ] adverb FORMAL near this particular place: All the land hereabouts is owned by the McMillan family …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • hereabouts — also hereabout AmE adverb somewhere near the place where you are: There must be a public telephone hereabouts …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • hereabouts — UK [ˌhɪərəˈbaʊts] / US [ˌhɪrəˈbaʊts] adverb spoken near this particular place All the land hereabouts is owned by the McMillan family …   English dictionary

  • hereabouts — ‚hɪrÉ™ baÊŠt /hɪə adv. near this place, somewhere in this vicinity …   English contemporary dictionary

  • hereabouts — (also hereabout) adverb near this place …   English new terms dictionary

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