UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈpɒzɪtɪv/US:USA pronunciation: respellingUSA pronunciation: respelling(ə pozi tiv)

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ap•pos•i•tive  (ə pozi tiv),USA pronunciation [Gram.]
  1. Grammara word or phrase in apposition.

  1. Grammarplaced in apposition.
  2. Grammar(of an adjective or adjectival phrase) directly following the noun it modifies.
ap•posi•tive•ly, adj. 
  • apposit(ion) + -ive 1685–95

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appositive /əˈpɒzɪtɪv/ adj
  1. of or relating to apposition
  1. an appositive word or phrase

apˈpositively adv
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