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1. apposition

noun. the act of positioning close together (or side by side).

Synonyms

  • placement
  • juxtaposition
  • emplacement
  • location
  • tessellation
  • positioning
  • position
  • collocation

Antonyms

  • there
  • here
  • studio
  • disorienting

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2. apposition

noun. a grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows.

Synonyms

  • limiting
  • modification

Antonyms

  • low status
  • dominant
  • lower-class

3. apposition

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

Synonyms

  • maturation
  • ontogeny
  • ontogenesis
  • growing
  • development

Antonyms

  • disarrange
  • deglycerolize
  • subordinate
  • upper-class

Sentences with apposition


1. Noun, singular or mass
When methods of conservative and operative treatment have been experimentally compared, it has appeared that healing is quicker and better when apposition and fixation of the ligamentous ends have been carried out operatively.

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