Definition of 'abutting'
Example sentences containing 'abutting'
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His network of spies extended, now, from Quetta, hundreds of miles to the south-west, to Chitral, abutting Afghan Nuristan. KARA KUSH (2002)The park was a pleasant place, abutting an immense building which had once upon a time been KGB Headquarters. SOMEWHERE EAST OF LIFE (2002)To the left, a double bed extended from wall to wall, one side abutting the tiny high window. SOMEBODY (2002)
Synonyms of 'abutting'
adjoining, meeting, joining, touching
Trends of 'abutting'
Used Occasionally. abutting is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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