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whereabouts

noun [U, + sing/pl verb] uk   /ˈweə.rə.baʊts/ us    /ˈwer.ə-/
C2 the place where a person or thing is: Trupin is thought to be in the Caribbean, although his exact whereabouts are/is a mystery.Places and locationsUnpleasant places

whereabouts

adverb uk   /ˌweə.rəˈbaʊts/ us    /ˌwer.ə-/
C2 in what part or area: Whereabouts in Madrid do you live? Whereabouts is your office, then?Question words and expressions
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