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English definition of “on”


preposition (POINTS)    /ɒn/ US  /ɑːn/ UK
used to show the number of points a person or team has in a competition: Clive's team is on five points while Joan's is on seven.Having and owning - general wordsScoring, winning and losing in sportWinning and defeatingLosing and being defeated Grammar:On, ontoOn and onto are prepositions.See more
(Definition of on preposition (POINTS) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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