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tr.v. ap·posed, ap·pos·ing, ap·pos·es
To place in proximity; juxtapose.
1. to place side by side or near to each other
2. (usually foll by to) to place (something) near or against another thing
[C16: from Old French apposer, from poser to put, from Latin pōnere]
v.t. -posed, -pos•ing.
1. to place side by side, as two things; juxtapose.
2. to put or apply (one thing) to or near to another.
Past participle: apposed