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English definition of “on”


preposition (FINANCIAL SUPPORT)    /ɒn/ US  /ɑːn/
used to show what is providing financial support or an income: I've only got £50 a week to live on at the moment. He retired on a generous pension from the company.UK She's on (= earning) £25,000 a year.Grants and allowances Grammar:On, ontoOn and onto are prepositions.See more
(Definition of on preposition (FINANCIAL SUPPORT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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