postposition: Meaning and Definition of
Pronunciation: (pōst"pu-zish'un, pōst'pu-zish"un), [key]
- the act of placing after.
- the state of being so placed.
- the use of words, particles, or affixes following the elements they modify or govern, as of the adjective general in attorney general, or of the particle e “to” in Japanese Tokyo e “to Tokyo.”
- a word, particle, or affix so used.
- postposition (Thesaurus)