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1At (used to indicate cost or rate per unit)‘30 dictionaries @ £29.99 each’
- 1.1informal At (in any sense)‘he dealt fairly well with tough issues thrown @ him’‘If you are staying @ a hotel, it will have a laundry service’
- 1.1informal At (in any sense)
2Used in Internet addresses between the user's name and the domain name.‘firstname.lastname@example.org’
- 2.1(in an online discussion, especially on Twitter) preceding the name of a person to whom a comment is directed.‘@Oliver: I'm aware of that fact’
- 2.1(in an online discussion, especially on Twitter) preceding the name of a person to whom a comment is directed.
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