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Usefulness! It is not a fascinating word, and the quality is not one of which the aspiring spirit can dream o' nights, yet on the stage it is the first thing to aim at.
Ellen Terry

Meaning of "o'" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF O'

o'  [ə] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF O'

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
O' is a preposition.
The preposition is an invariable grammatical category, that has no meaning itself and which serves to link or relate terms.

WHAT DOES O' MEAN IN ENGLISH?

O'

O', O’, O`, or O‘ may refer to: ▪ the anglicized variant of the patronymic term "Ó" in Irish names ▪ short for "of" or "on" ▪ a misspelling of the letter "O" with a diacritic like Ó and Ò O′ represents the glottalized or creaky vowel "/o̰/" in Taa language ’O or 'o is a male article in Neapolitan language...

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE O'

o.b.o.
o.e.
o.g.
O.K.
o.n.o.
o.p.
o.s.
Brien
Casey
clock
Connell
Connor
er
Flaherty
Higgins
Keeffe
Neill
Toole
o/c

Synonyms and antonyms of o' in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «o'» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF O'

Find out the translation of o' to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of o' from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «o'» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

o ´
570 millions of speakers

English

510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

ओ ´
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

س ´
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

о ´
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

o ´
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

o.s.
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

o ´
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

O.s.
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

o ´
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

O ´
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

O ´
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

O.
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

o ´
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

o.s.
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

ओ.एस.
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

işletim sistemi.
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

o ´
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

o ´
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

про ´
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

o /
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

o ´
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

o ´
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

o ´
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

o ´
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of o'

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «O'»

The term «o'» is very widely used and occupies the 138 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «O'» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «o'» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «o'» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about o'

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7 QUOTES WITH «O'»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word o'.
1
Robert Burns
The snowdrop and primrose our woodlands adorn, and violets bathe in the wet o' the morn.
2
Robert Burns
And there begins a lang digression about the lords o' the creation.
3
Will Carleton
Worm or beetle - drought or tempest - on a farmer's land may fall, Each is loaded full o' ruin, but a mortgage beats 'em all.
4
Augustus Baldwin Longstreet
There's no sort o' mistake in little Bullet. He can pick up miles on his feet, and fling 'em behind him as fast as the next man's hoss, I don't care where he comes from. And he can keep at it as long as the sun can shine without resting.
5
Lord Mountbatten
Men o' war were to be a part of the fabric of my life for the next half-century.
6
Shel Silverstein
I will not play tug o' war. I'd rather play hug o' war. Where everyone hugs instead of tugs, Where everyone giggles and rolls on the rug, Where everyone kisses, and everyone grins, and everyone cuddles, and everyone wins.
7
Ellen Terry
Usefulness! It is not a fascinating word, and the quality is not one of which the aspiring spirit can dream o' nights, yet on the stage it is the first thing to aim at.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «O'»

Discover the use of o' in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to o' and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Story of O
Before Fifty Shades of Grey there was Story of O, the notorious novel of dark obsession that introduced the world to erotic fiction.
Pauline Réage, 1973
2
Gce O-Level Exams Past Papers With Ans : Economics
GCE O Level Examination Past Papers with Answer Guides: Chemistry
Cambridge International Examinations, University of Cambridge, 2004
3
O
Here is the story of a boy with the gift of song and dance raised in some of L.A.'s toughest neighborhoods, and how he ditched his "underage thug" complex to pursue his dream.
Omari Grandberry, 2008
4
New Comprehensive Mathematics for 'O' Level
Based on part of the material from the author's best-selling book 'A Complete O-level Mathematics', this book provides the most effective examination revision guide for the modern 'O' level, GCSE.
Alec Greer, 1986
5
O Jerusalem!
Reissue. (A Samuel Goldwyn Productions film, releasing September 2007, directed by Elie Chouraqui, starring JJ Feild, Tovah Felshuh, Maria Pappas, Ian Holm, Patrick Bruel, Tom Conti, and others) (History -- General) Here is the classic ...
Larry Collins, Dominique Lapierre, 2007
6
GCE O / N Level Principles of Accounts - Formats and Equations
Principles of Accounts Formats and Equations is written primarily for those who are preparing for the Principles of Accounts GCE N and O Level Examinations. This book is an essential tool for pupils.
Nuka Vyas, Renuka Dave, 2007
7
O City of Byzantium: Annals of Niketas Choniatēs
For the student of the Middles Ages who cannot read Greek, and for the historians and the general public, this volume contains one of the most important historical accounts of the Middle Ages.
Nicetas Choniates, Harry J. Magoulias, 1984
8
A Frank O'Connor Reader
' Except for the masterpiece, 'Guest of the Nation, ' the stories included here have been out of print for twenty years, and one story had been previously unpublished.
Frank O'Connor, Michael A. Steinman, 1994
9
Nine O'clock in the Morning
Experiences of an Episcopal minister in the charismatic movement.
Dennis J. Bennett, John Sherrill, 1970
10
The Habit of Being: Letters of Flannery O'Connor
Winner of the National Book Critics Circle Special Award "I have come to think that the true likeness of Flannery O'Connor will be painted by herself, a self-portrait in words, to be found in her letters .
Flannery O'Connor, Sally Fitzgerald, 1988

NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «O'»

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O'Hara: I expect a more aggressive Giants offense in 2015
After a full season in McAdoo's offense, former Giants center turned NFL analyst Shaun O'Hara believes that we will see a more aggressive ... «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. O' [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/o>. Mar 2019 ».
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