without

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without is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
without

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without

  1. Used to say that you don't have something or that something isn't in a place.
    I went all the way to school without my books.
    It's hard to make a word without a, e, i, o, or u.
    The picture's OK, but the room looks better without it.
  2. Used to say that somebody didn't do something or that something didn't happen.
    She walked past without looking at me.
    Without stopping, he ran all the way home.
  3. (old, no longer used) outside

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