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English definition of “abut”

abut

verb [T never passive, I + prep]     /əˈbʌt/ (-tt-) formal
If a building or area of land abuts something or on something, it is next to it or touches it on one side: Mexico abuts (on) some of the richest parts of the United States. Their house abutted (onto) the police station.Connecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures
(Definition of abut verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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