Definition of postposition noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

postposition

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noun
BrE BrE//ˌpəʊstpəˈzɪʃn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpoʊstpəˈzɪʃn//
 
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a word or part of a word that comes after the word it relates to, for example ‘-ish’ in ‘greenish’ Word Origin mid 19th cent.: from preposition, by substitution of the prefix post- for pre-.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: postposition