four|square1 [ `fɔr ,skwer ] adverb FORMAL
firmly and definitely:
The responsibility lies foursquare with the government.
I stand foursquare behind the board's decision.
four|square 2 [ `fɔr ,skwer ] adjective
square in shape, with four equal sides:
a foursquare building

Usage of the words and phrases in modern English. 2013.

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