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  Definition of preposition
  1. a function word that combines with a noun or pronoun or noun phrase to form a prepositional phrase that can have an adverbial or adjectival relation to some other word
  2. (linguistics) the placing of one linguistic element before another (as placing a modifier before the word it modifies in a sentence or placing an affix before the base to which it is attached)
Derivational Morphology: prepose

 

Anagrams: septentrion, peritonitis, in store(p)

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 介詞   Croatian: prijedlog  
Danish: forholdsord   Dutch: voorzetsel  
Estonian: ettepanek   French: préposition  
Frisian: ferhâldingswurd   German: Präposition  
Icelandic: forsetning   Indonesian: kata  
Interlingua: preposition   Italian: preposizione  
Japanese: 前置詞   Kurdish: daçek  
Latin: praepositio   Norwegian: preposisjon  
Novial: prepositione   Polish: przyimek  
Portuguese: preposição   Romanian: prepoziţie  
Russian: предлог   Spanish: preposición  
Swedish: preposition  
 
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