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appositive (adj.)

1690s, "applicable," from Latin apposit-, past participle stem of apponere "set near, set before; apply, give in addition; appoint, designate" (see apposite) + -ive. As a noun in grammar, "words in apposition," from 1847.

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Definitions of appositive

appositive (adj.)
relating to or being in apposition;
an appositive noun
Synonyms: appositional
From wordnet.princeton.edu