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 Dictionary entry overview: What does appositive mean? 

APPOSITIVE (adjective)
  The adjective APPOSITIVE has 1 sense:

1. relating to or being in apposition

  Familiarity information: APPOSITIVE used as an adjective is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

APPOSITIVE (adjective)

Sense 1appositive [BACK TO TOP]


Relating to or being in apposition

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)


appositional; appositive

Context example:

an appositive noun


apposition (a grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows)

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