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appose

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verb ap·pose \a-ˈpōz\

Definition of appose

apposed

apposing

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 archaic :  to put before :  apply (one thing) to another

  3. 2 :  to place in juxtaposition or proximity



Origin and Etymology of appose

Middle French aposer, from Old French, from a- + poser to put — more at pose


First Known Use: 1596


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