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Meaning of “each” in the English Dictionary

"each" in British English

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eachpronoun, determiner

uk   us   /iːtʃ/
A1 every thing, ​person, etc. in a ​group of two or more, ​consideredseparately: When you ​run, each ​footleaves the ​ground before the other comes down. There are five ​leaflets - ​please take one of each. Each of the ​companiessupports a ​localcharity. Each and every one of the ​flowers has ​its own ​colour and ​smell. We each (= every one of us)wanted the ​bedroom with the ​balcony, so we ​tossed a ​coin to ​decide. The ​bill comes to £79, so that's about £10 each.each to his/their own (also to each their own) used to say that everyone ​likes different things: You ​actually like ​modernjazz, do you? Each to ​their own.each way If you put an ​amount of ​money each way on a ​horserace, you will ​winmoney if the ​horse you have ​chosen comes first, second, or third.

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

"each" in American English

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eachadverb [not gradable]

 us   /itʃ/
every thing, ​person, etc., in a ​group of two or more, ​consideredseparately: There are five ​leaflets – ​please take one of each. Each of the ​brothers has a different ​personality. It’s 500 ​miles each way. The ​bill comes to $80, so that’s $20 each.
(Definition of each from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “each”
in Korean 각각…
in Arabic كُلّ…
in Malaysian setiap…
in French chaque…
in Russian каждый…
in Chinese (Traditional) (兩個或兩個以上物或人中的)每個,各,各自…
in Italian ciascuno, -a, ogni…
in Turkish her, herbiri…
in Polish każdy, dla każdego…
in Spanish cada…
in Vietnamese mỗi…
in Portuguese cada, cada um, cada uma…
in Thai แต่ละ…
in German jede(-r, -s)…
in Catalan cadascú, cadascun, -a…
in Japanese それぞれ…
in Chinese (Simplified) (两个或两个以上物或人中的)每个,各,各自…
in Indonesian setiap…
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