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Definition of «Juxtaposition»

Juxtaposition: The prefix "juxta-" comes from the Latin preposition meaning near, nearby, close. Juxtaposition is thus the act of placing two or more things side by side or the state of being so placed.

To lose a pair of juxtaposed teeth is to lose teeth that are next to one another.

Apposition is synonymous with juxtaposition.

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    Definition of JUXTAPOSITION: the act or an instance of placing two or more things side by side; also: the state of being so placed — jux·ta·po·si·tion·al \-ˈ ...

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    Library > Literature & Language > Dictionary ( jŭk ' stə-pə-zĭsh ' ən ) n. The act or an instance of juxtaposing or the state of being juxtaposed ...

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