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a·plen·ty

 (ə-plĕn′tē)
adj.
In plentiful supply; abundant: "There were, are, and always will be spies aplenty in the Middle East" (Anthony Shadid).

a·plen′ty adv.
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aplenty

(əˈplɛntɪ)
adj, adv (postpositive)
in plenty
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a•plen•ty

(əˈplɛn ti)

adj.
1. being in sufficient quantity; generous in amount (usu. following a noun): He had troubles aplenty.
adv.
2. sufficiently; enough; more than sparingly.
[1820–30]
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aplenty

adjective
1. in plenty, to spare, galore, in abundance, in quantity, in profusion, à gogo (informal) There were problems aplenty, and it was an uncomfortable evening.
adverb
1. plentifully, in abundance, abundantly, in quantity, in plenty, copiously, plenteously Wickets continued to fall aplenty.
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aplenty

[əˈplentɪ] ADV (liter) there was food aplentyhabía comida abundante, había abundancia de comida
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aplenty

[əˈplɛnti] adven abondance
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Here the trail of Dejah Thoris' abductors led along the mountains' base, across steep and rugged ravines, by the side of appalling precipices, and sometimes out into the valley, where we found fighting aplenty with the members of the various tribes that make up the population of this vale of hopelessness.
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