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where·a·bouts

 (wâr′ə-bouts′, hwâr′-)
adv.
About where; in, at, or near what location: Whereabouts do you live?
n. (used with a sing. or pl. verb)
Approximate location: Her whereabouts are still unknown.

whereabouts

(ˈwɛərəˌbaʊts)
adv
1. Also: whereabout at what approximate location or place; where: whereabouts are you?.
2. obsolete about or concerning which
n
(functioning as singular or plural) the place, esp the approximate place, where a person or thing is

where•a•bouts

(ˈʰwɛər əˌbaʊts, ˈwɛər-)

adv.
1. about where? where?
conj.
2. near or in what place.
n.
3. (used with a sing. or pl. v.) the place where a person or thing is; the locality of a person or thing: no clue as to his whereabouts.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.whereabouts - the general location where something is; "I questioned him about his whereabouts on the night of the crime"
location - a point or extent in space

whereabouts

noun position, situation, site, location The police are anxious to hear of this man's whereabouts.
Translations
في أي مَكان، قُرْب أي مَكانمَكان وُجود الشَّخْص أو الشَّيء
hvoropholdssted
hollét
dvalarstaîurhvar
kde asi
bulunduğu yerneredenerelerdenerelerenereye

whereabouts

A. [ˌwɛərəˈbaʊts] ADVdónde
whereabouts did you first see it?¿dónde lo viste por primera vez?
B. [ˈwɛərəbaʊts] NSING or NPLparadero msing
nobody knows his whereaboutsse desconoce su paradero actual

whereabouts

hwɛərəˈbaʊts]
adv (= where) → où ça?
whereabouts in
Whereabouts in Scotland are you from? → Vous êtes originaire de quel coin en Écosse?
hwɛərəbaʊts] n
sb's whereabouts → l'endroit où se trouve qn
Nobody knows his whereabouts
BUT Personne ne sait où il est.
the whereabouts of sth → l'emplacement de qch

whereabouts

advwo, in welcher Gegend; I wonder whereabouts Martin put itich frage mich, wohin Martin es wohl gelegt hat
n sing or plVerbleib m; (of people also)Aufenthaltsort m

whereabouts

[ˈwɛərəˌbaʊts]
1. advdove
whereabouts did you say you lived? → da che parte hai detto che abiti?
2. npl to know sb's whereaboutssapere dove si trova qn

where

(weə) adverb
(to or in) which place (?). Where are you going (to)?; Do you know where we are?; Where does he get his ideas from?; We asked where to find a good restaurant.
relative pronoun
((to or in) the place) to or in which. It's nice going on holiday to a place where you've been before; This is the town where I was born; It's still where it was; I can't see him from where I am.
ˌwhereaˈbouts adverb
near or in what place(?). Whereabouts is it?; I don't know whereabouts it is.
ˈwhereabouts noun singular or plural
the place where a person or thing is. I don't know his whereabouts.
whereˈas conjunction
when in fact; but on the other hand. He thought I was lying, whereas I was telling the truth.
whereˈby relative pronoun
by which.
ˌwhereuˈpon conjunction
at or after which time, event etc. He insulted her, whereupon she slapped him.
wherˈever relative pronoun
1. no matter where. I'll follow you wherever you may go; Wherever he is he will be thinking of you.
2. (to or in) any place that. Go wherever he tells you to go.
adverb
(also where ever) used in questions or exclamations to express surprise etc. Wherever did she get that hat?
References in classic literature ?
The movements of the Russian and French armies during the campaign from Moscow back to the Niemen were like those in a game of Russian blindman's bluff, in which two players are blindfolded and one of them occasionally rings a little bell to inform the catcher of his whereabouts.
Now, if you will promise to wait beside the horse while I walk through the bushes till I come to some road or house, and ascertain exactly our whereabouts, I'll deposit you here willingly.
At last the ape-man determined to continue toward the northeast in the general direction of German East Africa until he came upon natives from whom he might gain information as to Rokoff's whereabouts.
Von Horn's rash adventure had been suggested by the hope that he might, by bribing some of the natives with Barunda's uncle, make way with the treasure before Muda Saffir arrived to claim it, or, failing that, learn its exact whereabouts that he might return for it with an adequate force later.
I had not a rag of clothing and knew nothing of my whereabouts, but all that night I traveled, cold and footsore, toward the north.
If the vision of his sister Elizabeth, at home at the farm speculating sadly on the whereabouts of her wandering boy, ever came before his mental eye he certainly did not allow it to interfere with his appreciation of the festivities.
They had followed immediately behind him, thinking it barely possible that his actions might prove a clew to my whereabouts and had witnessed my short but decisive battle with him.
During all that time not the slightest intimation reached me of Alicia's whereabouts.
To kill them before he knew where Thuvia was hid was simply to leave her to death at the hands of others; for sooner or later Nutus would learn her whereabouts, and Nutus, Jeddak of Dusar, could not afford to let her live.
I came to Amoz after a most trying and terrible journey, only to find that Dian was not among her brother's people and that they knew naught of her whereabouts.
The above reward will be paid to any one giving information which will lead to the discovery of his present whereabouts.
He came to the place where the door used to be, and tried it with his hands, and turned and twisted his eyes in every direction without saying a word; but after a good while he asked his housekeeper whereabouts was the room that held his books.