postpositional

postposition

[pohst-puh-zish-uhn, pohst-puh-zish-uhn]
noun
1.
the act of placing after.
2.
the state of being so placed.
3.
Grammar.
a.
the use of words, particles, or affixes following the elements they modify or govern, as of the adjective general in attorney general, or of the particle e “to” in Japanese Tokyo e “to Tokyo.”
b.
a word, particle, or affix so used.

Origin:
1540–50; post- + position or (pre)position

postpositional, adjective
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postposition (ˌpəʊstpəˈzɪʃən)
 
n
1.  placement of a modifier or other speech element after the word that it modifies or to which it is syntactically related
2.  a word or speech element so placed
 
postpo'sitional
 
adj
 
postpo'sitionally
 
adv

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