Meaning of “abroad” in the English Dictionary

"abroad" in British English

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abroadadverb [ after verb ]

uk /əˈbrɔːd/ us /əˈbrɑːd/

abroad adverb [ after verb ] (OTHER COUNTRY)

B1 in or to a foreign country or countries:

He's currently abroad on business.
We always go abroad in the summer.

More examples

  • After her divorce she went to live abroad.
  • He wanted the best for his children - good schools, a nice house and trips abroad.
  • We have two grown-up children, both of whom live abroad.
  • They decided to move abroad and make a fresh start.
  • Some very well-known British football players have gone to clubs abroad.

(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 foreign country or countries:

They used to go abroad every summer.

(Definition of “abroad” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)