Meaning of appositive

ap•pos•i•tive

Pronunciation: (u-poz'i-tiv), [key]
— Gram. Gram.
—n.
  1. a word or phrase in apposition.
—adj.
  1. placed in apposition.
  2. (of an adjective or adjectival phrase) directly following the noun it modifies.
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