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Overview of noun apposition

The noun apposition has 3 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. apposition

(a grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows; "`Rudolph the red-nosed reindeer' is an example of apposition")

2. apposition

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

3. juxtaposition, apposition, collocation

(the act of positioning close together (or side by side); "it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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