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all around (also British all round)

Definition of all around also British all round in English:

1In all respects: it was a bad day all around
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  • Indeed I don't think any of us emerged with any credit on a day which we will have to write off as a bad experience all round.
  • But that was a bad day all round and we never got going, it was backs to the wall the whole time.
  • It is by far the best all round sport and can be done by people of all abilities, young or old.
2For or by each person: drinks all around good acting all around
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  • Satisfied and with a newly acquired tan we also indulged in pitchers of drinks all round and some photo taking.
  • Now it was our turn, with big smiles and handshakes all round as we went through the final safety briefs.
  • This was truly a magnificent display of power rugby by the team and indeed a superb all round team effort.
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Pronunciation: ˌtəːpsɪkəˈriːən
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