juxtaposition

[ juhk-stuh-puh-zish-uh n ]SEE DEFINITION OF juxtaposition

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It regulated the juxtaposition of sounds and the cadence of sentences.

Science and religion are not to be brought into union by a simple process of juxtaposition.

She has also these iron mines in juxtaposition with coal and all the fluxes.

Logical rules of perspective are negated by rules of juxtaposition.

He just leaves us with the juxtaposition of two incompatibles.

The angular fore-part of the rudder, in juxtaposition with the stern-post.

In "Cacique Caonabo," we have three Mande words in juxtaposition.

It was not that he didn't like orphans, he said; it was just that he didn't like them in juxtaposition to me.

Paula's juxtaposition had the attribute of making him forget everything in his own history.

The rick and the ploughman are advancing to a juxtaposition.

WORD ORIGIN

1660s, from French juxtaposition (1660s), from Latin iuxta "beside, near" + French position (see position (n.)). Latin iuxta is a contraction of *iugista (adv.), superlative of adjective *iugos "closely connected," from stem of iugum "yoke," from iungere "to join" (see jugular).

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