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all round 1

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1In all respects: it was a bad day all round
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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 round
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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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There are 2 main definitions of all round in English:

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all-round 2 Line breaks: all-round
Pronunciation: /ˌɔːlˈraʊnd/

adjective

[attributive] British
1Having a great many abilities or uses; versatile: an all-round artist
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  • The new car's seating flexibility and all-round versatility combine the appeal of the popular MPV format with superior driving dynamics and one of the most spacious luggage compartments in its class.
  • The flair he has brought to the position, fuelled by an all-round ability which sees him contribute regularly on the scoreboard, is testament to Boylan's man-management capacity.
  • Because he was scheduled to play, I haven't seen much of him in serious training, but the fact he is here from a Premiership club tells you all you need to know regarding his, and indeed the other lads' all-round ability.
1.1In many or all respects: his all-round excellence
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  • Walder's all-round excellence, including scoring the only try of the match and kicking two drop goals, was the decisive factor in Newcastle ending a run of six consecutive defeats here.
  • Michael Schumacher is gunning for his 10th win in 11 races this season, and Silverstone should perfectly suit the all-round excellence of his Ferrari.
  • In each case, Lexus owners themselves testified to the all-round excellence of Lexus product, performance and after sales service.
2On or from every side or in every direction: the car’s large glass area provides excellent all-round vision
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  • Visibility levels are superb, with the large front and side windows allowing good all-round vision.
  • Air-con, trip computer, electric windows all-round, front, side and curtain airbags, remote central locking and CD / radio are standard.
  • The cockpit has a large bulletproof bubble canopy, which gives good all-round vision.

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