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adverb, preposition
  1. 1
    touching a surface or an object
    1. a.
      touching and supported by the top surface of something

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    2. c.
      touching, sticking to, or hanging from a surface or object

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  2. 4
    in a particular place
    1. a.
      in a particular area, or on a particular type of land

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    2. b.
      in a particular road or street

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    3. c.
      at the side of a river or area of water

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  3. 9
    happening, or being broadcast
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  4. 12
    in or into a bus, train, airplane, etc.

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  5. 15
    using a particular drug

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  6. 24
    British used for giving the phone number which you can use to talk to someone. The American word is at

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