adposition

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin adpositio, from adpositum, past participle of adponere, an alternative form of apponere ‎(to put near).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈædpəˌzɪʃən/

NounEdit

adposition ‎(plural adpositions)

  1. (grammar) An element that combines syntactically with a phrase and indicates how that phrase should be interpreted in the surrounding context.

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