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preposition

noun [C] uk   /ˌprep.əˈzɪʃ.ən/ us  
B1 in grammar, a word that is used before a noun, a noun phrase , or a pronoun, connecting it to another word: In the sentences "We jumped in the lake", and "She drove slowly down the track", "in" and "down" are prepositions.
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  • In the sentence 'The dog jumped over the wall', the word 'over' is a preposition.
  • Some prepositions consist of more than one word, such as 'out of'.
prepositional
adjective [before noun] uk   /-əl/ us  
a prepositional phrase
Traducciones de “preposition”
en coreano 전치사…
en árabe 13. حَرْف جَرّ (نَحو)…
en francés préposition…
en turco edat…
en italiano preposizione…
en chino (tradicionál) 介系詞,前置詞…
en ruso предлог (в грамматике)…
en polaco przyimek…
en español preposición…
en portugués preposição…
en alemán die Präposition…
en catalán preposició…
en japonés (文法)前置詞(on や at など)…
en chino (simplificado) 介词,前置词…
(Definition of preposition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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