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verb post·posed, post·pos·ing, post·pos·es verb, transitive
To place (a word or phrasal constituent) after other constituents in a sentence, as the direct object noun phrase all the interesting places he had visited in the sentence He described to them all the interesting places he had visited.verb, intransitive
To become postposed.
Origin: Back-formation from postposition.