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whereabout

[hwair-uh-bout, wair-] /ˈʰwɛər əˌbaʊt, ˈwɛər-/
adverb
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English; see where, about
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  • The number did not reveal the whereabout of the richness in these countries.
  • In scenarios whereabout began on one day and ended on the subsequent day, the resulting bout was summarized on the second day.
Word Origin and History for whereabout
adv.

c.1300 as an interrogatory word, from where + about.

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