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abroadadverb [after verb]

uk   us   /əˈbrɔːd/

abroad adverb [after verb] (OTHER COUNTRY)

B1 in or to a foreign country or countries: He's currently abroad on business. We always go abroad in the summer.
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abroad adverb [after verb] (OUTSIDE)

[after verb] literary or old use outside, or not at home: Not a soul was abroad that morning.

abroad adverb [after verb] (GOING AROUND)

[after verb] formal used to say that ideas, feelings, and opinions are shared by many people: There's a rumour abroad that she intends to leave the company.
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