apposition

Part of speech: noun

The relation between nouns in the same subject or predicate and in the same case.

Part of speech: noun

A placing or being in immediate connection; application.

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Usage examples "apposition":

  1. Apposition is the agreement of substantives, agreement the apposition of adjectives. - "The English Language", Robert Gordon Latham.
  2. 11. Is there a construction of like cases, that is not apposition? - "The Grammar of English Grammars", Goold Brown.
  3. Emerson began his course in direct apposition to the conventional world; but he was the great magnet of the age, and the world could not help being attracted by him. - "Cambridge Sketches", Frank Preston Stearns.