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apposition

Overview of noun apposition


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1. apposition -- (a grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows; "`Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer' is an example of apposition")

2. apposition -- ((biology) growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposit of successive layers of material)

3. juxtaposition, apposition, collocation -- (the act of positioning close together (or side by side); "it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors")



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