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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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'There is need for us to be abreast on issues of intelligence.
To be fair, I do get annoyed by rogue cyclists, especially those militant lycra-clad riders who insist on riding two abreast - because "it's legal" - even when they clearly know they're holding up traffic and it wouldn't hurt them to let a few cars get past.
The agreement stipulated that the two parties shall keep abreast of the latest developments in the field of energy.
Since now the matter has been reported to NAB, the committee said the matter should be chased in terms of investigation and Senate Secretariat should be kept abreast of the progress made.
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This morning such a formation, three abreast, approached me in Paddock, and I had little room for manoeuvre in order to avoid the outside riders, with cars parked typically on both sides of the road.
It has coined the terms "Budget Economy" or "Max Abreast" seating versus Comfort Economy.
NNA - Telecom Minister, Boutros Harb, announced that two services in the telecom sector shall be shortly launched in Lebanon, which would ensure the development of the needed infrastructure to keep abreast with the global progress and laying the foundations for 5G service.
Abscond anchovies, asudden an Adelie armada, all abreast and aqua aboil, accelerates across an abyss and appetites are abated.