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preposition

pre·po·si·tion

preposition

 
pronunciation:
pre p zI shn
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Word Combinations (noun)
part of speech: noun
definition: in grammar, a word such as "in," "to," or "about" that is used with a noun or noun equivalent to create a phrase that modifies a noun, verb, or adjective.
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derivations: prepositional (adj.), prepositionally (adv.)