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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.
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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
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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.
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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
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whereabouts

noun position, situation, site, location The police are anxious to hear of this man's whereabouts.
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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?
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References in classic literature ?
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. Had she forgotten me?
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.
"Have you no clue as to the whereabouts of Dian?" I asked.
The above reward will be paid to any one giving information which will lead to the discovery of his present whereabouts. Was last seen in a motor car, Limousine body, painted dark green, leaving Long Whatton in the direction of London."
"Have I told you already that I went to Aldborough to try and find a clew to your whereabouts? I can't be at the trouble of looking back to see; so, if I have told you, I tell you again.
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.
Much of his past was unearthed, indeed, and all disreputable: tales came out of the man's cruelty, at once so callous and violent; of his vile life, of his strange associates, of the hatred that seemed to have surrounded his career; but of his present whereabouts, not a whisper.
I rubbed my eyes and lay listening to the noise, doubtful for a little while of my whereabouts. Then came a sudden pattering of bare feet, the sound of heavy objects being thrown about, a violent creaking and the rattling of chains.
Halting on the banks of the Portneuf, he dispatched scouts a few miles above, to visit the old camping ground and search for signals of the party, or of their whereabouts, should they actually have abandoned the spot.