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əˈmʌŋamong

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  1. amongpreposition

    Denotes a mingling or intermixing with distinct or separable objects. (See Usage Note at amidst)

    How can you speak with authority about their customs when you have never lived among them?

    Etymology: From ongemang.

  2. amongpreposition

    Denotes a belonging of a person or a thing to a group.

    He is among the few who completely understand the subject.

    Etymology: From ongemang.

  3. amongpreposition

    Denotes a sharing of a common feature in a group.

    Lactose intolerance is common among people of Asian heritage.

    Etymology: From ongemang.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Among

    alt. of Amongst

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Among

    a-mung′, Amongst, a-mungst′, prep. of the number of: amidst. [A.S. on-gemangmengan, to mingle.]

Editors Contribution

  1. among

    Relating to a group or team of people.

    There is a beautiful feeling of love, unity, solidarity and understanding among the people of the world.

    Submitted by MaryC on May 20, 2020  

British National Corpus

  1. Spoken Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'among' in Spoken Corpus Frequency: #363

  2. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'among' in Written Corpus Frequency: #2359

Anagrams for among »

  1. mango, Mango

  2. Mango

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of among in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of among in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of among in a Sentence

  1. Brian Hook:

    Resolution 2231 establishes a fixed term,' JCPOA participants,' that expressly includes the United States in its definition. Resolution 2231 places no other conditions on the eligibility of states that are among the named JCPOA participants. Developments beyond the four corners of Resolution 2231 did not and could not change the United States' right to initiate snapback.

  2. Mehmet Murat ildan:

    If you are in a remote desert island, let your best hope be your own efforts to build a ship instead of waiting for a ship to appear among the fogs!

  3. Zhao Suisheng:

    In China today, nationalistic sentiments are prevailing among the young people, that is the result of patriotic education. They gave them only the information they wanted them to have and tried to block all other information.

  4. President Ali Houshmand:

    Our students should not bear the burden of ensuring our community health on campus. This is shared work and only with a shared commitment to increasing vaccine acceptance among our entire community can public health be assured.

  5. Benjamin Netanyahu:

    It’s not a coincidence that Guatemala is opening its embassy in Jerusalem right among the first, you were always among the first. You were the second country to recognize Israel.

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