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Significado de “preposition” - Diccionario Inglés

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prepositionnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˌprep.əˈzɪʃ.ən/
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 ​droveslowly down the ​track", "in" and "down" are prepositions.
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  • In the ​sentence 'The ​dogjumped 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   us   /-əl/
a prepositional phrase
(Definition of preposition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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prepositionnoun [C]

 us   /ˌprep·əˈzɪʃ·ən/
grammar a word that ​connects a ​noun, a ​noun phrase, or a ​pronoun to another word, esp. to a ​verb, another ​noun, or an ​adjective: In the ​sentence, "We ​jumped in the ​lake," "in" is a preposition, and in the ​sentence, "I ​heard the ​sound of ​loudmusic," "of" is a preposition.
(Definition of preposition from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Traducciones de “preposition”
en coreano 전치사…
en árabe 13. حَرْف جَرّ (نَحو)…
in Malaysian kata depan…
en francés préposition…
en ruso предлог (в грамматике)…
en chino (tradicionál) 介系詞,前置詞…
en italiano preposizione…
en turco edat…
en polaco przyimek…
en español preposición…
in Vietnamese giới từ…
en portugués preposição…
in Thai คำบุพบท…
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…
in Indonesian kata depan, preposisi…
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