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  • countable noun adjunct Something that is an adjunct to something larger or more important is connected with it or helps to perform the same task. 3
  • countable noun adjunct In grammar, an adjunct is a word or group of words which indicates the circumstances of an action, event, or situation. An adjunct is usually a prepositional phrase or an adverb group. 3
  • noun adjunct something incidental or not essential that is added to something else 3
  • noun adjunct a person who is subordinate to another 3
  • noun adjunct part of a sentence other than the subject or the predicate 3
  • noun adjunct (in systemic grammar) part of a sentence other than the subject, predicator, object, or complement; usually a prepositional or adverbial group 3
  • noun adjunct part of a sentence that may be omitted without making the sentence ungrammatical; a modifier 3
  • adjective adjunct added or connected in a secondary or subordinate position; auxiliary 3
  • noun adjunct a thing added to something else, but secondary or not essential to it 3
  • noun adjunct a person connected with another as a helper or subordinate associate 3
  • noun adjunct an adjunct teacher, professor, etc. 3
  • noun adjunct a word or phrase that qualifies or modifies another word or other words 3
  • adjective adjunct connected or attached in a secondary or subordinate way, or in a temporary or part-time position 3
  • noun adjunct something added to another thing but not essential to it. 1
  • noun adjunct a person associated with lesser status, rank, authority, etc., in some duty or service; assistant. 1
  • noun adjunct a person working at an institution, as a college or university, without having full or permanent status: My lawyer works two nights a week as an adjunct, teaching business law at the college. 1
  • noun adjunct Grammar. a modifying form, word, or phrase depending on some other form, word, or phrase, especially an element of clause structure with adverbial function. 1
  • adjective adjunct joined or associated, especially in an auxiliary or subordinate relationship. 1
  • adjective adjunct attached or belonging without full or permanent status: an adjunct surgeon on the hospital staff. 1
  • noun adjunct sthg added 1
  • noun adjunct assistant, helper 1
  • noun adjunct A thing added to something else as a supplementary rather than an essential part. 1
  • noun adjunct An appendage; something attached to something else in a subordinate capacity. 0
  • noun adjunct A person associated with another, usually in a subordinate position; a colleague. 0
  • noun adjunct (grammar) A dispensable phrase in a clause or sentence that amplifies its meaning, such as "for a while" in "I typed for a while". 0
  • noun adjunct (rhetoric) Symploce. 0
  • noun adjunct (dated, metaphysics) A quality or property of the body or mind, whether natural or acquired, such as colour in the body or judgement in the mind. 0
  • noun adjunct (music) A key or scale closely related to another as principal; a relative or attendant key. 0
  • noun adjunct (syntax, X-bar theory) A constituent which is both the daughter and the sister of an X-bar. 0
  • adjective adjunct Connected in a subordinate function. 0
  • adjective adjunct Added to a faculty or staff in a secondary position. 0
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