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  • 1 About — A*bout , adv. 1. On all sides; around. [1913 Webster] Tis time to look about. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. In circuit; circularly; by a circuitous way; around the outside; as, a mile about, and a third of a mile across. [1913 Webster] 3. Here and… …

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  • 2 About — A*bout , prep. [OE. aboute, abouten, abuten; AS. [=a]butan, onbutan; on + butan, which is from be by + utan outward, from ut out. See {But}, {Out}.] [1913 Webster] 1. Around; all round; on every side of. Look about you. Shak. Bind them about thy… …

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  • 3 About — can refer to:*About box, a dialog box displaying credits for a piece of computer software * About.com, a website offering consumer related advice * abOUT , an LGBT magazine * About (musical artist), a music project * , an internal URI scheme… …

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  • 4 about — I. adverb Etymology: Middle English, from Old English abūtan, from 1a + būtan outside more at but Date: before 12th century 1. a. reasonably close to < about a year ago > b. almost < about starved > …

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  • 5 ABOUT — s. m. L extrémité par laquelle un morceau de bois de charpente où de menuiserie est assemblé avec un autre ; Le bout par lequel une tringle ou un tirant de fer se joint, se fixe à quelque chose …

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  • 6 ABOUT — n. m. T. d’Arts Extrémité par laquelle une pièce de charpente, de menuiserie ou de métal est assemblée avec une autre …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 7 About Face (album) — About Face Studio album by David Gilmour Released 27 March 1984 Recorded 1983 – …

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  • 8 About-sledge — A*bout sledge , n. The largest hammer used by smiths. Weale. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 9 About.com — Infobox Website name = About.com caption = url = [http://www.about.com www.about.com] commercial = yes type = online resource language = English registration = owner = The New York Times Company author = launch date = launch date|1997|3|12… …

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  • 10 About a Boy — This article is about the novel. For the film, see About a Boy (film); for the film s soundtrack album by Badly Drawn Boy, see About a Boy (soundtrack). Infobox Book | name = About a Boy title orig = translator = image caption = author = Nick… …

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  • 11 About Schmidt — Infobox Film name = About Schmidt imdb id = 0257360 producer = Michael Besman and Harry Gittes director = Alexander Payne writer = Novel: Louis Begley Screenplay: Alexander Payne Jim Taylor starring = Jack Nicholson Kathy Bates Hope Davis Dermot… …

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  • 12 About Last Night... — Infobox Film name = About Last Night... caption = Theatrical release poster director = Edward Zwick producer = Jason Brett Stuart Oken Arnold Stiefel (executive) E. Darrell Hallenbeck (associate) writer = Tim Kazurinsky Denise DeClue starring =… …

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  • 13 About a Boy (soundtrack) — Infobox Album | Name = About a Boy Type = Soundtrack Artist = Badly Drawn Boy Released = April 23, 2002 Recorded = Genre = Rock and Roll/Folk music Length = 44:22 Label = Stoinked Paramount Recordings/ Viacom Records/ Epic Records Producer =… …

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  • 14 About Last Night (EP) — Infobox Album | Name = About Last Night Type = EP Artist = New Buffalo Cover size = 170px Released = September 10, 2001 Recorded = 2001 Genre = Indie rock Length = 19:04 Label = Modular Recordings Producer = Reviews = Last album = This album =… …

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  • 15 About a Burning Fire — Infobox Album | Name = About a Burning Fire Type = Album Artist = Blindside Released = February 24, 2004 Recorded = Bay 7 Studios (Valley Village, CA) Sparky Dark Studios (Calabasas, CA) Genre = Post Hardcore Alternative metal Length = 44:38… …

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  • 16 about-face — noun Etymology: from the imperative phrase about face Date: 1861 1. a 180° turn to the right from the position of attention 2. a reversal of direction 3. a reversal of attitude, behavior, or point of view …

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  • 17 About the ears — Ear Ear, n. [AS. e[ a]re; akin to OFries. [ a]re, [ a]r, OS. ?ra, D. oor, OHG. ?ra, G. ohr, Icel. eyra, Sw. [ o]ra, Dan. [ o]re, Goth. auso, L. auris, Lith. ausis, Russ. ukho, Gr. ?; cf. L. audire to hear, Gr. ?, Skr. av to favor, protect. Cf.… …

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  • 18 about-turn — noun Date: 1893 British about face …

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  • 19 Round about — About A*bout , adv. 1. On all sides; around. [1913 Webster] Tis time to look about. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. In circuit; circularly; by a circuitous way; around the outside; as, a mile about, and a third of a mile across. [1913 Webster] 3. Here… …

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  • 20 To bring about — About A*bout , adv. 1. On all sides; around. [1913 Webster] Tis time to look about. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. In circuit; circularly; by a circuitous way; around the outside; as, a mile about, and a third of a mile across. [1913 Webster] 3. Here… …

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