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English definition of “on”

on

  /ɒn/ adv
A2 If you have something on, you are wearing it: She’s got a black coat on. Why don’t you put your new dress on?
B1 into a bus, train, plane, etc.: Amy got on in Stamford.
used to show that an action or event continues: The tradition lives on.
working or being used: The heating has been on all day.
happening or planned: I’ve got a lot on at the moment. What’s on at the cinema?
(Definition of on adv from the Cambridge Essential Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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