postdeterminer

[ pohst-di-tur-muh-ner ]
/ ˌpoʊst dɪˈtɜr mə nər /

noun Grammar.

a member of a subclass of English adjectival words, including ordinal and cardinal numbers, that may be placed after an article or otherdeterminer and before a descriptive adjective, as first and three in the first three new chapters.

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Origin of postdeterminer

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