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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

adj. - (of a modifier) placed after another word.

Usage examples (8)
  • Passing over the vague reference of "it," which doesn't refer clearly to anything in the preceding context, I'll ask why Clark doesn't know that "however" should be...
  • However, it does contain one blunder: the phrase penny dreadful does not exemplify a postpositive modifier.
  • In the case of nouns, the singular with the postpositive definite article and the indefinite plural are given in parenthesis.
  • Hainan Airlines, China′s fourth largest haulier, is set to runabout its postpositive major flights from Dalian to Singapore via Hefei on August 29,2010 for more
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