from

[ fruhm, from; unstressed fruhm ]
/ frʌm, frɒm; unstressed frəm /

preposition

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Origin of from

before 950; Middle English; Old English, variant of fram from (preposition), forward (adv.); cognate with Gothic fram,Old Norse frā (see fro), fram (adv.)
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British Dictionary definitions for from

from
/ (frɒm, unstressed frəm) /

preposition

Word Origin for from

Old English fram; related to Old Norse frā, Old Saxon, Old High German, Gothic fram from, Greek promos foremost
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