conjoint

[ kuh n-joint ]
/ kənˈdʒɔɪnt /

adjective

joined together; united; combined; associated.
pertaining to or formed by two or more in combination; joint.

noun

conjoints, marriage partners, especially as joint owners of property.

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Origin of conjoint

1350–1400; Middle English < Middle French < Latin conjunctus (past participle of conjungere). See con-, joint

OTHER WORDS FROM conjoint

con·joint·ly, adverbcon·joint·ness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for conjoint

conjoint
/ (kənˈdʒɔɪnt) /

adjective

united, joint, or associated

Derived forms of conjoint

conjointly, adverb
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