extrapose

[ ek-struh-pohz ]
/ ˌɛk strəˈpoʊz /

verb (used with object), ex·tra·posed, ex·tra·pos·ing. Linguistics.

to shift (a syntactic construction) to the end of a sentence.

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Origin of extrapose

back formation from extraposition
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