amongst

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Etymology[edit]

amongs +‎ -t ((excrescent)), from among +‎ -s ((genitive)); surface analysis is st. Root among from Old English ongemang, from on (in) + gemang (assemblage, mingling).

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amongst

  1. Denotes a mingling or intermixing with distinct or separable objects. See usage note at amidst.

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