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appositive

ap·pos·i·tive

appositive

 
pronunciation:
pa z tihv
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
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part of speech: noun
definition: in grammar, a word, phrase, or clause that functions as a noun and is placed, without a conjunction, immediately after a noun or noun equivalent that refers to the same person, place, or thing, such as "a devoted scholar" in "my mother, a devoted scholar".
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: in grammar, placed in apposition; functioning as an appositive.
derivation: appositively (adj.)