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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishabounda‧bound /əˈbaʊnd/ verb [intransitive]  LOT/LARGE NUMBER OR AMOUNTto exist in very large numbers Rumours abound as to the reasons for his resignation. Examples of this abound in her book. abound with/in something→ See Verb table
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aboundTales of illegal business dealings abounded.But theories -- often conflicting -- abound.Even in the face of all the pain and confusion, however, opportunities abound.Most people still live in the hinterlands of the inhabited islands eking out a living, but poverty abounds.Other examples abound in the worlds of commerce, government, education, and organized sport.Interesting developments abound in this subject.Rumours abounded that the Witch King had finally died.
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Verb table
Simple Form
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it, theyabounded
Present perfect
theyhave abounded
ithas abounded
Past perfect
it, theyhad abounded
it, theywill abound
Future perfect
it, theywill have abounded
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