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Preposition
/əˈməNG/,
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Surrounded by; in the company of,
  1. Surrounded by; in the company of
    • - wild strawberries hidden among the roots of the trees
    • - you're among friends
  2. Being a member or members of (a larger set)
    • - he was among the first 29 students enrolled
    • - snakes are among the animals most feared by humans
  3. Occurring in or practiced by (some members of a community)
    • - a drop in tooth decay among children
    • - this pronunciation is not popular among the general public
    • - rooting out abuses among the clergy
  4. Involving most or all members of a group reciprocally
    • - members of the government bickered among themselves
  5. Indicating a division, choice, or differentiation involving three or more participants
    • - the king called the three princesses to divide his kingdom among them
    • - choosing a privatization scheme from among five models

  1. Denotes a belonging of a person or a thing to a group; Denotes a sharing of a common feature in a group
  2. betweox, betwux; ongemang
  3. Term used by the natives in addressing a priest, especially a friar: from the Spanish amo, master.
  4. ad. in or part of (a group)