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Definition of apposition noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

apposition

 noun
noun
NAmE//ˌæpəˈzɪʃn//
 
[uncountable] (grammar)
 
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the use of a noun phrase immediately after another noun phrase that refers to the same person or thing In the phrase “Paris, the capital of France,” “the capital of France” is in apposition to “Paris.”
See the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary entry: apposition