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  Words related to apposition

Related / Similar Words: juxtaposition, collocation

 

Definition:
  • the act of positioning close together (or side by side); "it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors";
  • (biology) growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposit of successive layers of material;
  • a grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows; "`Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer'' is an example of apposition";

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    Hyponyms: tessellation

     

    Derivational Morphology: collocate, lump, chunk, appose, juxtapose

     

     
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