Postpose
Postpose Post*pose", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Postposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Postposing}.] [F. postposer. See {Post-}, and {Pose}, v. t.] To postpone. [Obs.] --Fuller. [1913 Webster]

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  • postpose — /pohst pohz /, v.t., postposed, postposing. Gram. 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. [1925 30; POST + (PRE)POSE] * * * …   Universalium

  • postpose — verb To place a word or phrase after another in a sentence, especially in order to modify it …   Wiktionary

  • postpose — post·pose …   English syllables

  • postpose — /ˈpoʊstpoʊz/ (say pohstpohz) verb (t) (postposed, postposing) to place after, especially as when an adjective is placed after a noun: postposed adjectives are common in French. {French postposer} …   Australian English dictionary

  • postpose — verb place after another constituent in the sentence Japanese postposes the adpositions, whereas English preposes them • Derivationally related forms: ↑postposition • Hypernyms: ↑put, ↑set, ↑place, ↑pose, ↑position, ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • tposé — postposé …   Dictionnaire des rimes

  • Postposed — Postpose Post*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Postposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Postposing}.] [F. postposer. See {Post }, and {Pose}, v. t.] To postpone. [Obs.] Fuller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Postposing — Postpose Post*pose , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Postposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Postposing}.] [F. postposer. See {Post }, and {Pose}, v. t.] To postpone. [Obs.] Fuller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • postposer — [ pɔstpoze ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • 1377 « placer après »; de post et poser 1 ♦ Gramm. Placer après un autre mot. P. p. adj. Adjectif postposé (au nom). 2 ♦ Région. (Belgique) Remettre (qqch.) à plus tard. ⇒ ajourner, 2. différer, 1.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • mémé — [ meme ] n. f. • 1884; var. dial. de mémère ♦ Fam. 1 ♦ Enfantin Grand mère. ⇒ mamie. Où est ta mémé ? Mémé, ma mémé est partie. (Appellatif) Bonjour mémé ! ⇒ mémère. 2 ♦ péj. Femme d un certain âge, sans séduction. Les « mémés sur les plages qui… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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