in re

[ in ree, rey ]
/ ɪn ˈri, ˈreɪ /

preposition

in the matter of.

QUIZZES

CHALLENGE YOURSELF WITH THIS MIDDLE SCHOOL PART OF SPEECH QUIZ!

How well do you know your adjectives from your adverbs? Your preposition from your pronouns? Your interjections from your conjunctions? Let’s put your knowledge of parts of speech to the text! Note: Many of the following questions will ask you to identify the parts of speech “in order.” That means the first word in all capital letters will correspond to the first option in an answer, and so on.
Question 1 of 10
In order, what parts of speech are the words in all capital letters? Alisa was VERY tired, SO she decided to go to bed.

Origin of in re

Borrowed into English from Latin around 1875–80
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British Dictionary definitions for in re

in re
/ (ɪn ˈreɪ) /

preposition

in the matter of: used esp in bankruptcy proceedings

Word Origin for in re

C17: from Latin
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