[ juhk-stuh-puh-zish-uhn ]
/ ˌdʒʌk stə pəˈzɪʃ ən /
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an act or instance of placing close together or side by side, especially for comparison or contrast.
the state of being close together or side by side.
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Origin of juxtaposition
1655–65; <French <Latin juxtā side by side + French positionposition
OTHER WORDS FROM juxtapositionjux·ta·po·si·tion·al, adjective
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How to use juxtaposition in a sentence
Juxtapositional, combinatory, and inflectional strata in the formation of the Aryan language, 138.
Juxtapositional, combinatory, and inflectional strata in the formation of the Aryan language, iv.