whereabouts

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciationshwɛərəˈbaʊts/, /ˈhwɛərəbaʊts/

US:USA pronuncation: IPAUSA pronuncation: IPA/ˈhwɛrəˌbaʊts, ˈwɛr-/

US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(hwârə bouts′, wâr-)


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whereabouts

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
n
  1. the [suspect's, child's, killer's] whereabouts
  2. could not account for his whereabouts on [Monday]
  3. his whereabouts are [unknown, unclear]
  4. their whereabouts are still [unknown]
  5. trying to [trace, track, locate, pinpoint] her whereabouts
  6. his whereabouts [are, remain] secret
  7. nobody knows of their whereabouts
  8. her last known whereabouts
adv
  1. UK: Whereabouts do you [live, work, study, come from]?
  2. UK: Whereabouts shall we [go, eat, stay]?
  3. Whereabouts are you?
  4. So, whereabouts is that?
  5. Whereabouts is your [office, apartment]?
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