postpositive

adjective
post·​pos·​i·​tive | \ ˌpōs(t)-ˈpä-zə-tiv How to pronounce postpositive (audio) , -ˈpäz-tiv\

Definition of postpositive

: placed after or at the end of another word

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postpositively adverb

First Known Use of postpositive

1712, in the meaning defined above

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