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subjunction

[ suhb-juhngk-shuhn ]
/ səbˈdʒʌŋk ʃən /
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noun
an act of subjoining.
the state of being subjoined.
something subjoined.
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Origin of subjunction

1625–35; <Late Latin subjunctiōn- (stem of subjunctiō) a subjoining. See sub-, junction
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