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conjunction

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1  —as in:
"And" is a conjunction
Definition a word (such as "and" or "but") that connects words or phrases or clauses in a sentence
  • Phrases, such as "as well as" can also serve as a conjunction.
conjunction = a word (such as "and" or "but") that connects words or phrases or clauses in a sentence
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • Dickens used "like" as a conjunction.
  • conjunction = a word (such as "and" or "but") that connects words or phrases or clauses in a sentence
  • FOR A NONRESTRICTIVE CLAUSE OR PHRASE, BUT NOT FOR INDEPENDENT CLAUSES JOINED BY COORDINATING CONJUNCTIONS....
    Lincoln Pierce  --  Big Nate - In a Class by Himself

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2  —as in:
working in conjunction
Definition when things are joined or happen together
  • The diet work best in conjunction with regular exercise.
conjunction = when things are joined or happen together
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • The improvement is made possible through the conjunction of new software with more powerful smart phones.
  • conjunction = when things are joined or happen together
  • The economic crash came from a conjunction of both market and governmental failure.
  • conjunction = when things are joined or happen together
  • These things, in conjunction with the wild work we have in hand, help to unnerve a man.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • conjunction = at the same time
  • "Nay; not so, my little Pearl," answered the minister; for, with the new energy of the moment, all the dread of public exposure, that had so long been the anguish of his life, had returned upon him; and he was already trembling at the conjunction in which—with a strange joy, nevertheless—he now found himself—"not so, my child."
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
  • conjunction = joining
  • Such a conjunction has not occurred for two hundred years, and your Highness will not live to see it again.
    C.S. Lewis  --  Prince Caspian: The Return to Narnia
  • conjunction = when things happen at the same time
  • Seen in conjunction with Hester Prynne—kindly as so many now felt towards the latter—the dread inspired by Mistress Hibbins had doubled, and caused a general movement from that part of the market-place in which the two women stood.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Scarlet Letter
conjunction = combination

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