in apposition

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: apposition - in an appositive manner; "this adjective is used appositively"
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A man at the very lowest point of the social scale was easier and more agreeable for the fallen gentleman to encounter than a person at any of the intermediate degrees; and, moreover, as Clifford's young manhood had been lost, he was fond of feeling himself comparatively youthful, now, in apposition with the patriarchal age of Uncle Venner.
He made it clear that the industry is not in apposition to pay any further taxes or levies.
Other terms are used either in apposition or as synonyms: hybrid, mixed-race, syncretic or transnational, for example.