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Definition of abreast adverb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

abreast

 adverb
adverb
NAmE//əˈbrɛst//
 
 
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  • next to someone or something and facing the same way biking two abreast abreast of somebody/something A police car drew abreast of us and signaled us to stop.
  • Idioms
    keep/stay abreast of something
     
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    to make sure that you know all the most recent facts about a subject It is almost impossible to keep abreast of all the latest developments in computing.
    See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: abreast