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a·breast / əˈbrest/ • adv. 1. side by side and facing the same way: they were riding three abreast. 2. alongside or even with something: the cart came abreast of the Americans in their ricksha. ∎ fig. up to date with the latest news, ideas, or information: keeping abreast of developments.

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abreast XVI. f. A-1 + BREAST; cf. F. de front.