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four-squareadjective

uk   /ˈfɔː.skweər/  us   /ˈfɔːr.skwer/
square or wide and built strongly and firmly: The architecture tends to be four-square and unimaginative.

four-squareadverb

uk   /ˈfɔː.skweər/  us   /ˈfɔːr.skwer/
with determination: Clarke said he stood four-square behind (= believed strongly in) the prime minister's decision.
Translations of “four-square”
in Chinese (Traditional) 方形堅固的,方方正正的…
in Chinese (Simplified) 方形坚固的,方方正正的…
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