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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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v. - Place before another constituent in the sentence.

Usage examples (10)
  • Verb (used with object), : The adverb "out" of "put the light out" is preposed in "put out the light."
  • There is no instance of a non-quantifying adjective preposed to the noun in Etruscan, whereas quantifying adjectives like numerals may prepose the noun as demonstratives do.
  • Pullum explains in precise and formal terms: "In English you can take not only an adjunct but also a predicative complement or a nonfinite catenative complement and...
  • What would you prepose to stop or cut down all that waste? for more
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