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whereaboutsnoun [U, + sing/pl verb]

uk   /ˈweə.rə.baʊts/  us   /ˈwer.ə-/

whereaboutsadverb

uk   /ˌweə.rəˈbaʊts/  us   /ˌwer.ə-/
C2 in what ​part or ​area: Whereabouts in Madrid do you ​live? Whereabouts is ​youroffice, then?
(Definition of whereabouts from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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whereaboutsplural noun

 us   /ˈhweər·əˌbɑʊts, ˈweər-/
the ​place where a ​person or thing is: Moreno’s whereabouts are ​unknown, but some ​peoplethink he is in Panama.

whereaboutsadverb [not gradable]

 us   /ˈhwer·əˌbɑʊts, ˈwer-, ˈhwær-, ˈwær-/
in what ​place; where: Whereabouts is ​youroffice?
(Definition of whereabouts from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “whereabouts”
in Chinese (Simplified) (某人或某物的)行踪,下落,去向…
in Turkish nerelerde, nerelerde olduğu…
in Russian где?…
in Chinese (Traditional) (某人或某物的)行蹤,下落,去向…
in Polish gdzie…
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