Meaning of DWELL in English

DWELL

transcription, транскрипция: [ dwel ]

( dwells, dwelling, dwelt, or dwelled)

1.

If you dwell on something, especially something unpleasant, you think, speak, or write about it a lot or for quite a long time.

I’d rather not dwell on the past.

VERB : V on/upon n

2.

If you dwell somewhere, you live there. ( FORMAL )

They are concerned for the fate of the forest and the Indians who dwell in it...

= live

VERB : V prep / adv

3.

see also dwelling

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