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preposition

noun /prepəˈziʃən/
(linguistics) a word put before a noun or pronoun to show how it is related to another word, for example ’through’, ’in’, or ’by’.
preposición
prepositional adjective
preposicional
a prepositional phrase.
Translations of “preposition”
in Korean 전치사…
in Arabic 13. حَرْف جَرّ (نَحو)…
in French préposition…
in Italian preposizione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 介系詞,前置詞…
in Russian предлог (в грамматике)…
in Turkish edat…
in Polish przyimek…
in Portuguese preposição…
in German die Präposition…
in Catalan preposició…
in Japanese (文法)前置詞(on や at など)…
in Chinese (Simplified) 介词,前置词…
(Definition of preposition from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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