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prepositive

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Part or all of this page has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

English

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] praepositivus, past participle of praepono (to place before, to place ahead of)

Adjective

prepositive (not comparable)

Positive
prepositive

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Put before; prefixed; as, a prepositive particle.

Derived terms

Related terms

Noun

Singular
prepositive

Plural
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prepositive ({{{1}}})
  1. A prepositive word.

References

prepositive” in Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.

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