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ap- 1

Variant of ad-..

ap- 2

Variant of apo-.
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a variant of apo-: aphelion.
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1. adjective phrase.
2. Trademark. Advanced Placement (Program).
3. Air Police.
4. American plan.
5. antipersonnel.
6. Associated Press.
7. author's proof.


var. of ad- before p: appear.


var. of apo- before a vowel or h: aphelion.


1. Apostle.
2. Apothecaries'.
3. April.


or a/p,

1. account paid.
2. accounts payable.
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References in classic literature ?
How long had he been there looking at me, ap- praising me in my unguarded day-dreaming state?
Each as he ap- peared snatched up one of the truths and some who were quite strong snatched up a dozen of them.
One of its gripping limbs curled amid the debris; another limb ap- peared, feeling its way over the fallen beams.