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OTHER WORDS FROM appositiveap·pos·i·tive·ly, adjective
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The appositive is a word or a group of words inserted lo explain the noun that it follows.
To distinguish an appositive clause from a restrictive clause, the former is called a non-restrictive clause.
One use of the comma is to set off an appositive for example Mr Kearne the buyer has left the city.
The proper noun comes first in appositive expressions: lfred cyning, Sidroc eorl, Hahmund bisceop.
These compounds are usually nouns, or adjectives and participles used in a sense more appositive than attributive.
British Dictionary definitions for appositive
- standing in apposition
- another word for nonrestrictive