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English definition of “abreast”

abreast

adverb
 
 
/əˈbrest/
keep (sb) abreast of sth to make sure you or someone else knows about the most recent changes in a subject or situation: I'll keep you abreast of any developments.Knowing and learning
two/three/four, etc abreast If people who are moving are two/three/four, etc abreast, that number of people are next to each other, side by side: They were cycling four abreast, completely blocking the road.Next to and beside
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