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tr.v. post·posed, post·pos·ing, post·pos·es
To place (a word or phrasal constituent) after another constituent in a sentence, as the direct object noun phrase all the interesting places he had visited in the sentence He described to them all the interesting places he had visited.

[Back-formation from postposition.]


vb (tr)
(Grammar) to place (a word or phrase) after other constituents in a sentence
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.postpose - place after another constituent in the sentence; "Japanese postposes the adpositions, whereas English preposes them"
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
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And while it is stating that it won't increase rate bills more than inflation, postposing the revaluation means many businesses are being denied decreases in real terms.
and'), there are several options, including the postposing of a conjunctive particle (example (18)) and the use of two-word structures (very obviously from usu- 'all') and ila- 'part'); amayux with usu- appropriately inflected for dual or plural can also be found for conjunction of more than two items, as in example (46):
gt;nat (more, less) / frequent postposing of subject
Movement of core arguments, based on their discourse status, is common, particularly fronting (into Left Position), as well as postposing (into Right Position).
Postposing the preposition in wh-questions also follows the general word order for English, but violates that of Spanish, where the preposition always preposes the wh-word.
And overt-quantifier-specifying only retains the postposing possibility, as illustrated by (64), repeated here: