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Synonyms for apposition

a grammatical relation between a word and a noun phrase that follows

(biology) growth in the thickness of a cell wall by the deposit of successive layers of material

the act of positioning close together (or side by side)

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Alesina and Rodrik (1994) also showed apositive relationship between GDP growth and income distribution.
ETH][yen]5 affirms plans to expand investment program for 2011In our view, an intention by [ETH][yen]5 to upsize its investment program for 2011 sends apositive signal to the market.
However, with Arsenal unbeaten in 16 games heading into today's FA Cup fifth-round tie against Burnley and looking to book a place in the quarter-finals of the Champions League with apositive result atRomathis week, Wenger remains confident for the remainder of the season.
Overall, he describes diversifying into aerospace as apositive move and the company has benefited from taking part in the LiftOff programme.
APOSITIVE trading update from the UK's largest software maker Sage failed to impress the City yesterday as shares fell almost seven points.
This project will make a great difference to the Delves area in enhancing leisure facilities for young people of all ages, it is apositive move to have the LNP's support and backing.
And Moyes acknowledges that while his players believe they can join only four other clubs to have successfully fought back from a similar position in European competition, he admits apositive start to the game will be crucial"If we can get an early goal it would be ideal," he said.
APOSITIVE TRENDS Class A race where it pays to stick to proven class.
A possible Socialist Cabinet with the Movement would be apositive news that will help to avoid a return to the polls,a Pavlov said.
The very fact of the victory should produce apositive image effect, which could turn investor attention to the cheap Russian stock market (incomparison with peers).
I know that he has spoken to Ross McCormack about Cardiff and I'm sure Ross has given Chris apositive feed back about the setup at Ninian Park.
With the likes of Gloucester and Biarritz to follow, the Blues needed apositive start on their trip to the Centro Sportivo San Michele.
The MEC will advise the Government Office in the North West on how to spend the remaining Objective 1 funds to benefit entrepreneurship on Merseyside and is confident that the opportunities identified will have apositive effect across the region.
ON apositive note, it was stimulating to see youngsters expressing themselves over the weekend, showing their skills and enjoying their rugby.