Translation of preposition in Spanish:

preposition

preposición, n.

Pronunciation: /ˌprɛpəˈzɪʃ(ə)n//ˌprɛpəˈzɪʃ(ə)n/

noun

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    preposición feminine
    • When challenged to come up with words of another language, most people will respond with nouns and verbs rather than auxiliaries, prepositions, and the like.
    • There is plenty of evidence that even educated Americans often believe that there is something wrong with sentences ending in prepositions.
    • It's quite different from English, too, in that it puts the verb at the end of the sentence and uses postpositions instead of prepositions.
    • A good comedy movie is also one that is dripping with humour in small doses, so that even a preposition or a pronoun at a given moment seems hilarious.
    • Moreover, many words have uses without meanings - personal names, prepositions, conjunctions, and the like are cases in point.