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Seaman determined to get around (5)

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about

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Here is my best explanation:

'around' is the definition.

('about' can be a synonym of 'around')

'seaman determined to' is the subsidiary indication.

'seaman' becomes 'ab'.

'determined to' becomes 'out' (I am not sure about this - if you are sure you should give a lot more credence to this answer).

'ab'+'out'='about'

'get' is the link.

This clue was last seen in Evening Standard

(Other definitions for about that I've seen before include "Nearly", "Circa", "Regarding", "Apropos, concerning", "Close to", "Encompassing", "Concerning; approximately", "On the subject of, approximately", "Around" and "Approximately, on the subject of".)

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