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Meaning of “each other” in the English Dictionary

"each other" in British English

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each otherpronoun

uk   us   (also one another)
A2 used to show that each ​person in a ​group of two or more ​people does something to the ​others: They ​keptlooking at each other and ​smiling. They're always ​wearing each other's ​clothes. Why are you always ​arguing with each other? They're so ​happy together - they were made for each other (= are ​perfectlymatched).

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

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each otherpronoun

 us   /itʃ ˈʌð·ər/ (also one another)
(not used as the ​subject of a ​sentence) the other ​person, or any or all the other ​people in a ​group: The ​couplekeptlooking at each other and smiling. They’re always ​wearing each other’s ​clothes.
(Definition of each other from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “each other”
in Arabic بَعْضَهُم البَعْض…
in Korean 서로…
in Portuguese um o outro, se…
in Catalan s’utilitza per a indicar que una acció és recíproca…
in Japanese お互い(に)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 互相…
in Turkish birbirine, birbirini…
in Russian друг друга…
in Chinese (Traditional) 互相…
in Italian l’un l’altro, a vicenda…
in Polish się, siebie, sobie…
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