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Definition of Prepositively
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Literary usage of Prepositively
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1. Transactions of the Philological Society by Philological Society (Great Britain). (1867)
"... or, what is most common of all, by simple e or œ, which is used prepositively, and is the same for all genders and numbers, as e By, e Barn, ..."
2. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1890)
"As concerns a substantive, Its subjective genitive, universally, and its objective genitive, very often, may be expressed prepositively. ..."
3. A new dictionary of the English language by Charles Richardson (1839)
"Af-ar-a, was in use before Af was used prepositively. See FOR. He further observes, " The Dutch are supposed to use Van in two meanings; because it supplies ..."
4. Modern Masters of Pulpit Discourse by William Cleaver Wilkinson (1905)
"However," used prepositively, eg, " However, I have many difficulties in fulfilling my design" (Apologia, p. xxiii.) occurs at times on Newman's ..."