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English definition of “onto”

onto

preposition (MOVEMENT) (also on to)     /ˈɒn.tu/ US  /ˈɑːn.tu/
B1 used to show movement into or on a particular place: I slipped as I stepped onto the platform. The sheep were loaded onto trucks.On or off Grammar:On, ontoOn and onto are prepositions.See more
(Definition of onto preposition (MOVEMENT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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