prepositions starting with D
Dehors (prep.) Out of; without; foreign to; out of the agreement, record, will, or other instrument.
Despite (prep.) In spite of; against, or in defiance of; notwithstanding; as, despite his prejudices.
Down (prep.) A bank or rounded hillock of sand thrown up by the wind along or near the shore; a flattish-topped hill; -- usually in the plural.
Down (prep.) A tract of poor, sandy, undulating or hilly land near the sea, covered with fine turf which serves chiefly for the grazing of sheep; -- usually in the plural.
Down (prep.) A road for shipping in the English Channel or Straits of Dover, near Deal, employed as a naval rendezvous in time of war.
Down (prep.) A state of depression; low state; abasement.
Durante (prep.) During; as, durante vita, during life; durante bene placito, during pleasure.
During (prep.) In the time of; as long as the action or existence of; as, during life; during the space of a year.
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