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I don't know how to interpret some_command ../... What does ../.. mean?

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.. indicates the parent directory of current working directory. So, ../.. indicates the parent directory of the parent directory of the current directory.

some_command ../.. means the some_command takes the directory name as argument e.g. ls or cd.

Example:

/foobar/grandparent/parent% cd ../..

/foobar%

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