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Meaning of abut

a•but

Pronunciation: (u-but'), [key]
— v., a•but•ted, a•but•ting.
—v.i.
  1. to be adjacent; touch or join at the edge or border (often fol. by on, upon, or against): This piece of land abuts on a street.
—v.t.
  1. to be adjacent to; border on; end at.
  2. to support by an abutment.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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