among

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This word may also be spelled “amongst.”
among(
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muhng
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A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
preposition
1. (in midst of)
a. entre
He has been among the very best employees in the company for many years.Él ha estado entre los mejores empleados de la empresa por varios años.
There was a small clearing among the trees in the forest.Hubo un pequeño claro entre los árboles en el bosque.
2. (with each other)
a. entre
I don't like to see you fighting among yourselves.No me gusta verlos pelear entre sí mismos.
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among
A preposition is a word that indicates the relationship between a noun and another word (e.g. He ran through the door.).
preposition
1. (general)
a. entre
we are among friendsestamos entre amigos
among the bestentre los mejores
among other thingsentre otras cosas
they quarrel among themselvesse pelean entre ellos
the money was divided among themse repartió el dinero entre ellos
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among [əˈmʌŋ]
amongst [əˈmʌŋst]
preposition
entre; en medio de
from among de entre; among the Yanomami it is deemed a virtue entre los yanomami se considera una virtud; he is among those who ... es de los que ...; it is not among the names I have no figura entre los nombres que tengo; this is among the possibilities esa es una de las posibilidades; they quarrelled among themselves riñeron entre sí; one can say that among friends eso se puede decir entre amigos; share it among yourselves repartíoslo entre vosotros
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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