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[awl-round] /ˈɔlˈraʊnd/
adjective Unabridged
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  • Most likely, an all-round competence in the various genres of literature.
  • Seven weeks later, on a day of all-round losses, that cautious-but not unthinking-view won.
British Dictionary definitions for all-round


efficient in all respects, esp in sport; versatile: an all-round player
comprehensive; many-sided; not narrow: an all-round education
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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Word Origin and History for all-round

1728, from all + round (adj.). All-rounder is from 1855 as a type of men's collar; 1875 as a person who is good at everything.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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