abroad Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

Meaning of “abroad” in the English Dictionary

"abroad" in British English

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abroadadverb [after verb]

uk   us   /əˈbrɔːd/

abroad adverb [after verb] (OTHER COUNTRY)

B1 in or to a ​foreigncountry or ​countries: He's ​currently abroad on ​business. We always go abroad in the ​summer.
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abroad adverb [after verb] (OUTSIDE)

[after verb] literary or old use outside, or not at ​home: Not a ​soul was abroad that ​morning.

abroad adverb [after verb] (GOING AROUND)

[after verb] formal used to say that ​ideas, ​feelings, and ​opinions are ​shared by many ​people: There's a ​rumour abroad that she ​intends to ​leave the ​company.
(Definition of abroad from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"abroad" in American English

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abroadadverb [not gradable]

 us   /əˈbrɔd/
in or to a ​foreigncountry or ​countries: They used to go abroad every ​summer.
(Definition of abroad from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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