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English definition of “of”

of

preposition (THAT IS/ARE)    weak /əv/ strong /ɒv/ US  /ɑːv/
that is/are: the problem of homelessness a rise of two percent in inflation the skill of negotiating the difficulty of bringing up twins the pain of separation At the age of six she could read a newspaper.Existing and being Grammar:OfOf is a preposition.See more
(Definition of of preposition (THAT IS/ARE) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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