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Noun: conjunction  kun'júngk-shun
  1. The temporal property of two things happening at the same time
    "the interval determining the conjunction gate is adjustable";
    - concurrence, coincidence, co-occurrence
  2. The state of being joined together
    - junction, conjugation, colligation
  3. An uninflected function word that serves to conjoin words, phrases, clauses or sentences
    - conjunctive, connective, continuative
  4. The grammatical relation between linguistic units (words, phrases or clauses) that are connected by a conjunction
  5. (astronomy) apparent meeting or passing of two or more celestial bodies in the same degree of the zodiac
    - alignment
  6. Something that joins or connects
    - junction

Derived forms: conjunctions

Type of: closed-class word, connecter, connection, connective, connector, connexion [Brit], encounter, function word, functor, grammatical relation, meeting, simultaneity, simultaneousness, unification, union

Encyclopedia: Conjunction