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all around

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all-around

adjective
variants: also all-round

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1 not limited or specialized in application or purpose
  • an all-around garden rake that adjusts for any raking task, from raking lawns to delicate flower beds

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2 relating to the main elements and not to specific details
  • this saw has the top rating for all-around performance, but for small detail work it might not be your best choice

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3 able to do many different kinds of things
  • an all-around player, as skilled on the pitcher's mound as he is at the batting plate

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“All around.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/all%20around. Accessed 14 Aug. 2020.

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