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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
        • He had forgotten that he was speaking on the record.
        • The decision was made known when it appeared on the evening news. ‎
        • Back in the day, guys came here to be a part of a dynamic scene — they moshed, smoked, maybe got konked on the head with a beer can.
      2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
        • On the death of Mr. B., the annuity, which he had so long received, fell in.
        • On the depluming of the pope every bird had his own feather. — Fuller.
        • On the screen, big-bosomed blondes intimidated bad guys who looked like waiters at the Ivy, everyone double-handing their guns in absurd poses, tossing around 'perp' and 'forensics.'
    • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
      1. Adverbs
        • Uncomparable adverbs
      Related Links:
      1. en on the up
      2. en on the go
      3. en on the qt
      4. en on the QT
      5. en on the air
      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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