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preposition
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    having or holding something
    1. b.
      used for saying what someone is holding or carrying

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  2. 3
    used for saying what is used for doing something

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  3. 5
    what causes a particular reaction or state
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    used for saying what is in or on something, for example what fills or covers it

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    happening, developing, or changing because of something
    1. a.
      developing or improving as a result of something

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    2. c.
      used for saying what event makes something possible

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    used for saying what a particular action or problem is related to

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conscious uncoupling

the act of ending a marriage or romantic relationship in a way which shows that the two people will remain friends …

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someone who studies the stars and planets using scientific equipment including telescopes

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someone who divorces or separates from his/her partner in late middle age

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