adjunction

[ uh-juhngk-shuh n ]
/ əˈdʒʌŋk ʃən /
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noun

addition of an adjunct.

Nearby words

  1. adjudicative,
  2. adjudicator,
  3. adjugate,
  4. adjunct,
  5. adjunct professor,
  6. adjunctive,
  7. adjuration,
  8. adjure,
  9. adjust,
  10. adjustability

Origin of adjunction

First recorded in 1595–1605, adjunction is from the Latin word adjunctiōn- (stem of adjunctiō). See adjunct, -ion

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adjunction

/ (əˈdʒʌŋkʃən) /

noun

(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
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