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anywhere

[ en-ee-hwair, -wair ]
/ ˈɛn iˌʰwɛər, -ˌwɛər /
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adverb
in, at, or to any place.
to any extent; to some degree: Does my answer come anywhere near the right one?
noun
any place or direction: They knew the attack could come from anywhere.
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Idioms about anywhere

    get anywhere, to achieve success: You'll never get anywhere with that attitude!

Origin of anywhere

1350–1400; Middle English anywher(e), aniquar.See any, where

usage note for anywhere

See anyplace.
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British Dictionary definitions for anywhere

anywhere
/ (ˈɛnɪˌwɛə) /

adverb
in, at, or to any place
get anywhere to be successfulit took three years before he got anywhere
anywhere from any quantity, time, degree, etc, above a specified limithe could be anywhere from 40 to 50 years old
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