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prepositive

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adjective pre·pos·i·tive \pri-ˈpä-zə-tiv, -ˈpäz-tiv\

Definition of prepositive

  1. :  put before :  prefixed

prepositively adverb


Origin of prepositive

Late Latin praepositivus, from Latin praepositus, past participle of praeponere


First Known Use: 1583

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