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abroad

a·broad

abroad

 
 
pronunciation:
brawd
parts of speech:
adverb, adjective
part of speech: adverb
definition 1: in or to a country that is not one's own.
Born and raised in England, he had never travelled abroad before.
synonyms:
overseas
definition 2: in wide circulation.
There is a rumor abroad that the company will file for bankruptcy.
similar words:
in public, publicly
definition 3: outside of one's home.
He's somewhat of a recluse and rarely ventures abroad.
synonyms:
out, outdoors
similar words:
forth
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: in a country outside of one's own.
Our products are being sold in major cities abroad as well as in U.S. cities.
synonyms:
overseas