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    Definition of on the in English Dictionary

  • Adverb
    1. (chiefly African American Vernacular, used with adjectives describing frequency) every; on such a basis.
      1. We go to school on the daily. ‎
      2. My sister gets in trouble on the regular. ‎
    2. Used other than as an idiom: see on,‎ the.
    3. More Examples
      1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
        • The result was declared invalid, as the seal on the meter had been broken.
        • This report comes from our man on the spot in Gaza.
        • Several classifiers are tested on the extracted features, the best method being metaclassifier bootstrap aggregating (Bagging) based on alternating decision trees (ADTree).
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • On the third day after coil embolization, the follow up tubography showed the successful closure of fistulous tract.
        • On the wedding-day the bridegroom, gorgeously arrayed, and mounted on his best horse or camel, proceeds with his friends to a "ziarat," or shrine, there to implore a blessing [ … ] .
        • On the depluming of the pope every bird had his own feather. — Fuller.
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Uncomparable adverbs
      Related Links:
      1. en on the up
      2. en on the qt
      3. en on the go
      4. en on the QT
      5. en on the job
      Source: Wiktionary
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      Meaning of on the for the defined word.

      Grammatically, this idiom "on the" is an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb.
      Definiteness: Level 1
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