among
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /əˈmʌŋ/

Preposition
  1. Denotes a mingling or intermixing with distinct or separable objects. (See Usage Note at amidst.)
    How can you speak with authority about their customs when you have never lived among them?
  2. Denotes a belonging of a person or a thing to a group.
    He is among the few who completely understand the subject.
  3. Denotes a sharing of a common feature in a group.
    • 1611, The Holy Bible, […] (King James Version), imprinted at London: By Robert Barker, […], OCLC 964384981 ↗, Luke 1:1 ↗:
      Forasmuch as many have taken in hand to set forth in order a declaration of those things which are most surely believed among us […]
    Lactose intolerance is common among people of Asian heritage.
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