adjunction

[ uh-juhngk-shuhn ]
/ əˈdʒʌŋk ʃən /

noun

addition of an adjunct.

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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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British Dictionary definitions for adjunction

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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