in an appositive manner

this adjective is used appositively

Syn: ↑in apposition
Derived from adjective: ↑appositive

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  • Appositively — Appositive Ap*pos i*tive, a. Of or relating to apposition; in apposition. n. A noun in apposition. {Ap*pos i*tive*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] Appositive to the words going immediately before. Knatchbull. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • appositively — adverb see appositive …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • appositively — See appositive. * * * …   Universalium

  • appositively — adv. as an apposition (Grammar) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • appositive — appositively, adj. /euh poz i tiv/, Gram. n. 1. a word or phrase in apposition. adj. 2. placed in apposition. 3. (of an adjective or adjectival phrase) directly following the noun it modifies. [1685 95; APPOSIT(ION) + IVE] * * * …   Universalium

  • in apposition — adverb in an appositive manner this adjective is used appositively • Syn: ↑appositively • Derived from adjective: ↑appositive (for: ↑appositively) …   Useful english dictionary

  • appositive — adjective Date: 1693 of, relating to, or standing in grammatical apposition • appositive noun • appositively adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Apposition — Not to be confused with dislocations, an apposition like structure whose elements are not placed side by side. For movement of the thumb, see Thumb#Opposition and apposition. Apposition is a grammatical construction in which two elements,… …   Wikipedia

  • appositive — /əˈpɒzətɪv/ (say uh pozuhtiv) Grammar –adjective 1. placed in apposition. –noun 2. a word or phrase placed in apposition. –appositively, adverb …  

  • appositive — [ə päz′ə tiv] adj. of or in apposition n. a word, phrase, or clause in apposition appositively adv …   English World dictionary

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