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Meaning of “alongside” in the English Dictionary

"alongside" in British English

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alongsidepreposition, adverb

uk   /əˌlɒŋˈsaɪd/  us   /əˈlɑːŋ.saɪd/
C1 next to, or together with: A ​carpulled up alongside (ours). The new ​pill will be used alongside ​existingmedicines. Most of the ​staffrefused to work alongside the new ​team. The UK fought alongside France, ​Turkey, and Sardinia during the Crimean War.

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(Definition of alongside from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"alongside" in American English

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alongsidepreposition, adverb [not gradable]

 us   /əˈlɔŋˌsɑɪd/
beside, or together with: They put out ​cookies alongside the ​cake.
(Definition of alongside from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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