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appose

ap·pose

appose

 
pronunciation:
poz
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: apposed, apposes, apposing
definition: to place next to or side by side; juxtapose.
He apposed the edges before sewing the seam.
derivations: apposable (adj.), apposability (n.)
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The word appose contains the following parts:
ap- Latin prefix that means to, toward
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The prefix ap- occurs in Latin loanwords. It is an assimilated form of ad- used before roots beginning with "p." See ad-.