amongst

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EtymologyEdit

amongs +‎ -t (excrescent), from among +‎ -s (genitive); surface analysis is among +‎ -st (excrescent). Root among from Old English ongemang, from on (in) + gemang (assemblage, mingling).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /əˈmʌŋst/
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PrepositionEdit

amongst

  1. Denotes a mingling or intermixing with distinct or separable objects. See usage note at amidst.

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