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around the world

EnglishEdit

Prepositional phraseEdit

around the world

  1. Around Earth from east to west, or west to east, thus crossing all meridians.
    He sailed around the world.
  2. In a large proportion of Earth; in various parts of Earth.
    Around the world, people are starting to in to Voice of America.
    Everyone around the world likes Coke.

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NounEdit

around the world (plural around the worlds)

  1. A particular trick move with a yo-yo.
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