Definition of prepose in English:
verb[with object] Linguistics
Place (an element or word) in front of another.
- Many combining forms are designed to take initial or final position: autobiography has the two initial or preposed forms auto, bio, and one postposed form graphy.
- I conclude that there are some people who allow preposing of more than, but not many of them, and I suspect that these are people who are conscientiously avoiding the horror of split infinitives, according to a ‘rule’ they learned in school.
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