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preposition /əv/
belonging to
de
a friend of mine.
away from (a place etc); after (a given time)
de
within five miles of London within a year of his death.
written etc by
de
the plays of Shakespeare.
belonging to or forming a group
de
He is one of my friends.
showing
de
a picture of my father.
made from; consisting of
en, de
a dress of silk a collection of pictures.
used to show an amount, measurement of something
de
a gallon of petrol five bags of coal.
about
de
an account of his work.
containing
de
a box of chocolates.
used to show a cause
de
She died of hunger.
used to show a loss or removal
de
She was robbed of her jewels.
used to show the connection between an action and its object
de
the smoking of a cigarette.
used to show character, qualities etc
de
a man of courage.
(American) (of time) a certain number of minutes before (the hour)
moins
It’s ten minutes of three.
(Definition of of from the Password English-French Dictionary © 2014 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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