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  • adj. of cattle etc, gathered together as a group
  • adj. of a real number, converted to an integer by having 0.5 added to it, and the result being rounded down
  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of round up.


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  • Ambassador Husain Haqqani says the individuals who have been rounded up in Pakistan are part of an effort to find out what happened and how, and who was involved.

    Pakistan Ambassador Defends Questioning of Informants

  • Every summer, the Bowens rounded up the steers and herded them to Bear Park, where they grazed, by government permit, on Forest Service mountain land.

    Plain Language

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    Dr. Wortle's School

  • Once the last of his soldiers was rounded up from the brothels of Babylon, Alexander set out with his enlarged army to the winter capital of the Persian Empire at Susa.

    Alexander the Great

  • Nat King Cole dutifully rounded up three friends, including guitarist Oscar Moore, bassist Wesley Prince, and a now nameless drummer.

    The Courage To Be Christian

  • He then returned with a force of marines, rounded up his former captors, and had them crucifiedjust as he had promised them he would.

    The Spartacus War

  • Tories facing execution could save themselves by enlisting, and after 1777 a noticeable number of the ‘ablebodied and effective’ recruits rounded up for the Main Army were over-aged men and young boys.

    Angel in the Whirlwind

  • When Tazza finally arrived and found out that a handful of his Vieille Garde were holding off more than a thousand Canadians, he rounded up what fighting men and women he could find and rushed to relieve the Patagonians.

    Our American King

  • We rounded up the house, found it vacant, and rode on towards Wilcox's.

    The Authentic Life of Billy The Kid

  • The state police had their crime-scene photographs from Holbrook's murder the previous day and she rounded up a number of people who'd been camped nearby to see if any of them recognized the first victim.



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