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English definition of “of”

of

preposition (MADE OF)    weak /əv/ strong /ɒv/ US  /ɑːv/
made or consisting of; having: dresses of lace and silk plates of gold and silver a land of ice and snow a woman of great charm a subject of very little interestComprising and consisting ofIncluding and containingHaving and owning - general words Grammar:OfOf is a preposition.See more
(Definition of of preposition (MADE OF) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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