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English definition of “out”

out

adverb, preposition (MOVE AWAY)    /aʊt/
spreading out from a central point over a wider area : The police search party spread out across the fields .From, out and outsideSpreading and scattering Grammar:Out or out of?We use out and out of to talk about position and direction.
(Definition of out adverbpreposition (MOVE AWAY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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