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EN[əˈmʌŋ] [-ʌŋ]
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    Definition of among in English Dictionary

  • Preposition
    1. Denotes a mingling or intermixing with distinct or separable objects. (See Usage Note at amidst).
      1. How can you speak with authority about their customs when you have never lived among them? ‎
    2. Denotes a belonging of a person or a thing to a group.
      1. All this has led to an explosion of protest across China, including among a middle class that has discovered nimbyism.
    3. Denotes a sharing of a common feature in a group.
    4. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • They tried to cultivate an interest in learning among their students.
        • Softminded individuals among us feel that the only way to deal with oppression is by adjusting to it.
        • The one red wall really sticks out among all the creamy ones.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • Among these, the GlcNAc binder DSA showed a stronger binding signal than the others (see Fig 5A ), which indicated that GlcNAc was a dominant glycopattern in DENV-2.
        • Among the successful there were scarcely any of the head-working, white-handed class, but a number of hard-working, frugal men, who, landing without a penny,...
        • Among all chains or clusters of mountains where large bodies of still water are bedded.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Prepositions
      Related Links:
      1. en amongst
      2. en amonge
      3. en amongest
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      Grammatically, this word "among" is a preposition.
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