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each

pronoun, determiner uk   /iːtʃ/ us  
A1 every thing, person, etc. in a group of two or more, considered separately: When you run, each foot leaves the ground before the other comes down. There are five leaflets - please take one of each. Each of the companies supports a local charity. Each and every one of the flowers has its own colour and smell. We each (= every one of us) wanted the bedroom with the balcony, so we tossed a coin to decide. The bill comes to £79, so that's about £10 each. each to his/their own (also to each their own) used to say that everyone likes different things: You actually like modern jazz, do you? Each to their own. each way If you put an amount of money each way on a horse race, you will win money if the horse you have chosen comes first, second, or third.
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