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everywhere

[ ev-ree-hwair, -wair ]
/ ˈɛv riˌʰwɛər, -ˌwɛər /
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adverb

in every place or part; in all places.

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Origin of everywhere

1175–1225; Middle English everihwer, representing 2 formations: everyevery + hwerwhere, and everever + ihwer anywhere, everywhere (Old English gehwǣr;see y-, where)

usage note for everywhere

See anyplace.
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British Dictionary definitions for everywhere

everywhere
/ (ˈɛvrɪˌwɛə) /

adverb

to or in all parts or places
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Idioms and Phrases with everywhere

everywhere

see all over (everywhere); here, there, and everywhere.

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