Definition of Postpositively

1. Adverb. (grammar) In postpositive fashion. ¹



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Definition of Postpositively

1. [adv]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Postpositively

postponers
postpones
postponing
postpose
postposed
postposes
postposing
postposit
postposited
postpositing
postposition
postpositional
postpositionally
postpositions
postpositive
postpositively (current term)
postpositives
postposits
postpractice
postprandial
postprecipitation
postprecipitations
postpregnancy
postpremiere
postprenylation
postpresidency
postpresidential
postprimary
postprison
postprocedure

Literary usage of Postpositively

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1. The Pronoun of Address in English Literature of the Thirteenth Century by Arthur Garfield Kennedy (1915)
"11x, postpositively, none; in Nos. 46-63, before cons. ... 27x, postpositively 6x. Since, however, these figures are influenced largely by the statistics ..."

2. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1901)
"It is to be observed that the number bi = two is used at least once postpositively, like bat — on«, eg, p. 62, persona bi = two person(s), and this seems to ..."

3. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... 3 July 1969 From the evidence it appears that when the adjective is used postpositively, condition is very often the noun it follows. 2. ..."

4. The Classical Journal (1815)
"Tlte last Ante being used postpositively has it« accent changed, and is restored to its regular accent oh the penúltima. This regular accent the Latins were ..."

5. New High German: A Comparative Study by William Winston Valentine (1894)
"sein, ihr, the gen. can not in general follow the governing subst., but must be postpositively replaced by "derselbe": König und Familie waren gefangen, ..."

6. The Pronoun of Address in English Literature of the Thirteenth Century by Arthur Garfield Kennedy (1915)
"11x, postpositively, none; in Nos. 46-63, before cons. ... 27x, postpositively 6x. Since, however, these figures are influenced largely by the statistics ..."

7. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1901)
"It is to be observed that the number bi = two is used at least once postpositively, like bat — on«, eg, p. 62, persona bi = two person(s), and this seems to ..."

8. Merriam-Webster's Dictionary of English Usage by Inc. Merriam-Webster (1994)
"... 3 July 1969 From the evidence it appears that when the adjective is used postpositively, condition is very often the noun it follows. 2. ..."

9. The Classical Journal (1815)
"Tlte last Ante being used postpositively has it« accent changed, and is restored to its regular accent oh the penúltima. This regular accent the Latins were ..."

10. New High German: A Comparative Study by William Winston Valentine (1894)
"sein, ihr, the gen. can not in general follow the governing subst., but must be postpositively replaced by "derselbe": König und Familie waren gefangen, ..."

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