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adjoin

[ uh-join ]
/ əˈdʒɔɪn /
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verb (used with object)
to be close to or in contact with; abut on: His property adjoins the lake.
to attach or append; affix.
verb (used without object)
to be in connection or contact: the point where the estates adjoin.
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Origin of adjoin

1275–1325; Middle English a(d)joinen<Middle French ajoindre.See ad-, join

OTHER WORDS FROM adjoin

un·ad·joined, adjective

WORDS THAT MAY BE CONFUSED WITH adjoin

adjoin , adjourn
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British Dictionary definitions for adjoin

adjoin
/ (əˈdʒɔɪn) /

verb
to be next to (an area of land, etc)
(tr foll by to) to join; affix or attach

Word Origin for adjoin

C14: via Old French from Latin adjungere, from ad- to + jungere to join
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