HyperDic: juxtaposition

English > 2 senses of the word juxtaposition:
NOUNactjuxtaposition, apposition, collocationthe act of positioning close together (or side by side)
locationjuxtapositiona side-by-side position
juxtaposition > pronunciation
Soundsjhah.kstahpahzih'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > juxtaposition: 2 senses > noun 1, act
MeaningThe act of positioning close together (or side by side).
Example"it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors"
Synonymsapposition, collocation
NarrowertessellationThe careful juxtaposition of shapes in a pattern
Broaderplacement, location, locating, position, positioning, emplacementThe act of putting something in a certain place
Spanishyuxtaposición
Catalanjuxtaposició
Verbsjuxtaposeplace side by side
English > juxtaposition: 2 senses > noun 2, location
MeaningA side-by-side position.
Broaderposition, placeThe particular portion of space occupied by something
Spanishyuxtaposición
Verbsjuxtaposeplace side by side

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