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about

adverb
 
 
/əˈbaʊt/
APPROXIMATELY A1 used before a number or amount to mean approximately
yaklaşık olarak
It happened about two months ago.Approximate
DIRECTION UK ( US around) B2 to or in different parts of a place, often without purpose or order
bir yerde ya da orada rastgele bulunma, oralarda olma
She's always leaving her clothes lying about.Approximate
NEAR UK informal ( US around) If someone or something is about, they are near to the place where you are now.
oracıkta, hemen yanıbaşında, neredeyse
Is Kate about?General location and orientation
be about to do sth B2 to be going to do something very soon
bir şeyi yapmak üzere olmak
I stopped her just as she was about to leave.About to happenCloseness in distance and time
(Definition of about adverb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)
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