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appositive

[uh-poz-i-tiv] Grammar.
noun
1.
a word or phrase in apposition.
adjective
2.
placed in apposition.
3.
(of an adjective or adjectival phrase) directly following the noun it modifies.

Origin:
1685–95; apposit(ion) + -ive

appositively, adjective
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appositive (əˈpɒzɪtɪv)
 
adj
1.  grammar
 a.  standing in apposition
 b.  another word for nonrestrictive
2.  of or relating to apposition
 
n
3.  an appositive word or phrase
 
ap'positively
 
adv

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appositive
1690s (adj.), from L. appositus, pp. of apponere "to put to" (see apposite) + -ive.
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