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Main Entry: 1be·tween
Pronunciation: bi-primarystresstwemacronn
Function: preposition
1 : by the common action of <ate six pizzas between them>
2 : in the time or space that separates <between nine and ten o'clock> <between the desk and the wall>
3 a : from one to the other of <flying between Miami and Chicago> b : joining or linking in some relationship <the bond between friends> <the difference between soccer and football>
4 : in comparison of <there's not much to choose between the two coats>
5 : staying known by only certain people <a secret between you and me>
6 : taking together the combined effect of <between school and sports, they have little time for television>

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