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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Of, relating to, or being in apposition.
  • n. Grammar A word or phrase that is in apposition.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. : a word or phrase that is in apposition.
  • adj. of or being in apposition.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or relating to apposition; in apposition.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Apposite; applicable.
  • In grammar, placed in apposition; standing over against its subject in the construction of the sentence.
  • n. In grammar, a word in apposition.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. relating to or being in apposition

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