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Definition of abut verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



[intransitive, transitive] abut (on) something (formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they abut
he / she / it abuts
past simple abutted
-ing form abutting
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(of land or a building) to be next to something or to have one side touching the side of something The hedges abut the road.
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