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English definition of “of”

of

preposition (POSITION)    weak /əv/ strong /ɒv/ US  /ɑːv/
A2 used in expressions showing position : the top of his head the back of your dress on the corner of the street the front of the queue I've never been north of Edinburgh.Places and locationsUnpleasant placesDirection of motionPoints of the compass Grammar:OfOf is a preposition.
(Definition of of preposition (POSITION) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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