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postpose

[ pohst-pohz ]
/ poʊstˈpoʊz /
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verb (used with object), post·posed, post·pos·ing.Grammar.
to place (a grammatical form) after a related grammatical form: The adverb “out” in “put out the light” is postposed in “put the light out.”
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Origin of postpose

First recorded in 1925–30; post- + (pre)pose
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