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juxtaposition


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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Juxtaposition  \Jux`ta*po*si"tion\,  n.  [L.  juxta  near  +  positio 
  position:  cf  F.  juxtaposition.  See  {Just},  v.  i.,  and 
  {Position}.] 
  A  placing  or  being  placed  in  nearness  or  contiguity,  or  side 
  by  side  as  a  juxtaposition  of  words 
 
  Parts  that  are  united  by  a  a  mere  juxtaposition. 
  --Glanvill. 
 
  Juxtaposition  is  a  very  unsafe  criterion  of  continuity. 
  --Hare. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  juxtaposition 
  n  :  positioning  close  together  (or  side  by  side) 




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