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amongst

[ uh-muhngst, uh-muhngkst ]
/ əˈmʌŋst, əˈmʌŋkst /
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Definition of amongst

preposition Chiefly British.
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Origin of amongst

First recorded in 1200–50; earlier amongs, Middle English amonges, equivalent to among “among” + -es adverbial genitive suffix; excrescent -t as in against;see among

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