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English definition of “from”

from

preposition (PREVENTING)    strong /frɒm/ US  /frɑːm/ weak /frəm/
B2 used to show what someone is not allowed to do or know , or what has been stopped happening : He's been banned from driving for six months . For many years , the truth was kept from the public . The bank loan saved her company from bankruptcy .From, out and outside Grammar:FromFrom is a preposition.Grammar:Starting pointWe use from to show the time or point in time when something starts:Grammar:OriginWe use from to refer to the place where someone or something starts or originates:Grammar:FromtoWe use from … to to talk about ranges of different things:
(Definition of from preposition (PREVENTING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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