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four·square

 (fôr′skwâr′)
adj.
1. Having four equal sides and four right angles; square.
2. Marked by firm, unwavering conviction or expression; forthright: a foursquare refusal to yield.
3. Of or being a style of American residential architecture popular especially in the early 20th century, usually having two and a half stories and characterized by a square boxy shape and a four-room floor plan.
adv.
In a forthright manner; squarely.
n.
A child's game in which each of four players stands in one of four boxes drawn on the ground in a two-by-two grid and must bounce a ball into another player's box without holding the ball or stepping out of bounds.

four′square′ly adv.
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foursquare

(ˌfɔːˈskwɛə)
adv
squarely; firmly
adj
1. solid and strong
2. forthright; honest
3. a rare word for square
ˌfourˈsquarely adv
ˌfourˈsquareness n
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four•square

(ˈfɔrˈskwɛər, ˈfoʊr-)

adj.
1. consisting of four corners and four right angles; square.
2. firm; forthright: foursquare dedication.
adv.
3. without equivocation; forthrightly.
[1250–1300]
four′square′ly, adv.
four′square′ness, n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.foursquare - (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right anglesfoursquare - (geometry) a plane rectangle with four equal sides and four right angles; a four-sided regular polygon; "you can compute the area of a square if you know the length of its sides"
geometry - the pure mathematics of points and lines and curves and surfaces
regular polygon - a polygon with all sides and all angles equal
quadrate - a square-shaped object
rectangle - a parallelogram with four right angles
Adj.1.foursquare - characterized by firm and unwavering conviction; "a foursquare refusal to yield"
resolute - firm in purpose or belief; characterized by firmness and determination; "stood resolute against the enemy"; "faced with a resolute opposition"; "a resolute and unshakeable faith"
Adv.1.foursquare - in a square position; "the building stood foursquare"
2.foursquare - with firmness and conviction; without compromise; "he stood foursquare for religious liberty and toleration"- C.G.Bowers; "dealt straightforwardly with all issues"
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Translations

foursquare

[ˈfɔːskwɛəʳ]
A. ADJ (= firm) → firme; (= forthright) → franco, sincero
B. ADV to stand foursquare behind sbrespaldar completamente a algn
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foursquare

[ˌfɔːˈskwɛəʳ]
1. adj (firm) → solido/a; (square) → quadrato/a; (forthright) → schietto/a, franco/a
2. adv (firmly) → solidamente
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