Definition of postposition
: the placing of a grammatical element after a word to which it is primarily related in a sentence; also : such a word or particle especially when functioning as a preposition
Origin of postposition
French, from postposer to place after, from Latin postponere (perfect indicative postposui)
First Known Use: circa 1638
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