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all-around

[awl-uh-round] /ˈɔl əˌraʊnd/
adjective
1.
able to do many things; versatile:
an all-around player.
2.
broadly applicable; not specialized:
an all-around education.
3.
inclusive; comprehensive; complete:
an all-around failure.
Also, all-round.
Origin
1720-1730
1720-30
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  • He's an above-average fielder at first, which meets their standard of emphasizing all-around play.
  • Somebody else had won the prize for best all-around student.
British Dictionary definitions for all-around

all-around

adjective
1.
(prenominal) the US equivalent of all-round
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