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abreast

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Side by side and facing the same direction. For example, aircraft flying in line-abreast formation; side-by-side seating as in three-abreast seating. The term is often confused with abeam. See also abeam.
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The official stressed the intensive training of the security personnel to keep abreast of the criminal shifts and ensure the necessary prevention work, in co-ordination with other competent authorities.
The Highway Code is quite clear about this: 'Cyclists should never ride more than two abreast and ride in single file on narrow or busy roads.
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Also we will continue to keep abreast with the latest global developments in accordance with international standards, and remain vigilant in order to meet challenges as they arise in a fast-changing global economy.
Keep yourself abreast with the latest decisions of the Supreme Court.
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1 : right beside one another Cars traveled three abreast.
FELLOW trainers have joined with Paul Nicholls in supporting the British Horse Society's campaign to allow horses to still be ridden two abreast on Britain's country roads, writes Turia Tellwright.
Stay abreast of trends and changes by attending trade meetings, reading business publications, and communicating with colleagues in the field.
Crop consultants and researchers have become invaluable assets to growers, from relaying the latest in environmental requirements to staying abreast of the impact of plant disease impact worldwide.