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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
(j[u^]ks`t[.a]*p[-o]*z[i^]sh"[u^]n), n. [L. juxta near +
positio position: cf. F. juxtaposition. See Just, v. i.,
A placing or being placed in nearness or contiguity, or side
by side; as, a juxtaposition of words.
Parts that are united by a a mere juxtaposition.
Juxtaposition is a very unsafe criterion of continuity.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: the act of positioning close together (or side by side);
"it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting
colors" [syn: juxtaposition, apposition, collocation]
2: a side-by-side position
From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :
63 Moby Thesaurus words for "juxtaposition":
abutment, abuttal, accession, addition, adjacency, adjoiningness,
adjunct, adjunction, affixation, agglutination, annexation,
apposition, appulse, assemblage, assembly, attachment,
augmentation, call-up, canvass, census, collection, colligation,
collocation, combination, comparison, concourse, concurrence,
confluence, conflux, congregation, conjugation, conjunction,
connection, conterminousness, contiguity, convergence, corralling,
coterminousness, data-gathering, gathering, increase, ingathering,
inventory, joining, junction, mobilization, muster, perigee,
perihelion, prefixation, reinforcement, rodeo, roundup,
suffixation, superaddition, superfetation, superjunction,
superposition, supplementation, survey, syzygy, union, uniting
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