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ˌæp əˈzɪʃ ənap·po·si·tion

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  1. appositionnoun

    a grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows

    "`Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer' is an example of apposition"

    Synonyms:
    collocation, juxtaposition

  2. appositionnoun

    (biology) growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposit of successive layers of material

    Synonyms:
    collocation, juxtaposition

  3. juxtaposition, apposition, collocationnoun

    the act of positioning close together (or side by side)

    "it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors"

    Synonyms:
    collocation, juxtaposition

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