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about [əˈbaʊt]

1 about adverb
  • almost or nearly
  • —used to indicate that a number, amount, time, etc., is not exact or certain
  • very close to doing something—followed by to + verb —often used with not to stress that someone will not do something
2 about preposition
  • —used to indicate the object of a thought, feeling, or action
  • —used to indicate the subject of something said or written
  • as part of (someone or something)
3 about adjective