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Noun: collocation  ,kó-lu'key-shun
  1. A grouping of words in a sentence
  2. The act of positioning close together (or side by side)
    "it is the result of the collocation of contrasting colours";
    - juxtaposition, apposition

Derived forms: collocations

Type of: emplacement, language unit, linguistic unit, locating, location, placement, position, positioning

Encyclopedia: Collocation