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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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There is no one easy way to keep abreast of national trends and issues.
He must, of course, keep abreast of the latest Financial Accounting Standards Board and Securities and Exchange Commission developments, so he plans to take annual accounting and auditing update courses.
This would enable UK scientists to keep abreast of planning, but denies them active participation in meetings and cruises unless they are specifically invited.
Whether you hire a controller or a CPA, it's still your responsibility to keep abreast of the day-to-day financial status of your business.