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appositive

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adjective ap·pos·i·tive \ə-ˈpä-zə-tiv, a-\

Definition of appositive

  1. :  of, relating to, or standing in grammatical apposition

appositive

noun

appositively

adverb


1693

First Known Use of appositive

1693

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APPOSITIVE Defined for Kids

appositive

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noun ap·pos·i·tive \ə-ˈpä-zə-tiv\

Definition of appositive for Students

  1. :  the second of a pair of nouns in apposition <In “my friend the doctor,” the word “doctor” is an appositive.>




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