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elsewhere

[ els-hwair, -wair ]
/ ˈɛlsˌʰwɛər, -ˌwɛər /
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adverb

somewhere else; in or to some other place: You will have to look elsewhere for an answer.

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Origin of elsewhere

before 900; Middle English elleswher,Old English elles hwǣr.See else, where
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British Dictionary definitions for elsewhere

elsewhere
/ (ˌɛlsˈwɛə) /

adverb

in or to another place; somewhere else

Word Origin for elsewhere

Old English elles hwǣr; see else, where
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