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alongside

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Pronunciation: /əlɒŋˈsʌɪd
 
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Definition of alongside in English:

preposition

1 (North American also alongside of) Close to the side of; next to: she was sitting alongside him [as adverb]: the boat came alongside
More example sentences
  • In addition to this, improvements will be made to the adjacent slip road alongside Kew Bridge.
  • Cahill asked in his smooth voice, sliding into the passenger side seat alongside Gemmel.
  • It was possible to swim alongside the side of the wreck and look down towards the seabed.
1.1Together and in cooperation with: a care assistant was working alongside him
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  • If we can do it alone we will, but we're willing to work alongside anyone who wants to co-operate.
  • Often working alongside estate agents, YPP offers three levels of intervention.
  • They had a head start in that their assistant manager Ian Butterworth used to play alongside Prior at Norwich City.
1.2At the same time as or in coexistence with: they aim to encourage coverage of disabled sport alongside able-bodied achievement
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  • The appointment of a minister to embrace tourism alongside culture and sport is quite enough.
  • It is no accident that the rise of Fantasy has gone alongside the development of digital FX.
  • We focused mainly on set-up and aero development, alongside tyre testing for Magny Cours.

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