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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-juhngk-shuh n]
    • /əˈdʒʌŋk ʃən/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-juhngk-shuh n]
    • /əˈdʒʌŋk ʃən/

Definitions of adjunction word

  • noun adjunction (in phrase-structure grammar) the relationship between a branch of a tree representing a sentence to other branches to its left or right that descend from the same node immediately above 3
  • noun adjunction addition of an adjunct. 1
  • noun adjunction The joining of two sets that without overlapping jointly constitute a larger set, or the relation between two such sets. 1
  • noun adjunction The act of joining; the thing joined or added. 0
  • noun adjunction (category theory) A form of similarity between a pair of categories mapped to each other by dual morphisms. 0
  • noun adjunction (law) The joining of personal property owned by one to that owned by another. 0

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Origin of adjunction

First appearance:

before 1595
One of the 38% oldest English words
First recorded in 1595-1605, adjunction is from the Latin word adjunctiōn- (stem of adjunctiō). See adjunct, -ion

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Parts of speech for Adjunction


adjunction popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 65% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 62% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

adjunction usage trend in Literature

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