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preposition, adverb (DIRECTION) mainly UK (US usually around)
How to pronounce round preposition, adverb (DIRECTION) in British English
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(Pronunciation of round prepositionadverb (DIRECTION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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