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disjuncture

[ dis-juhngk-cher ]
/ dɪsˈdʒʌŋk tʃər /
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noun

the act of disjoining or the state of being disjoined; disjunction.

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Origin of disjuncture

1350–1400; Middle English (<Anglo-French ) <Medieval Latin disjunctūra, equivalent to Latin disjunct(us) (see disjunct) + -ūra-ure
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