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Conjunction meaning

conjunction - 4 dictionary results

  1. 1. The act of conjoining, or the state of being conjoined, united, or associated; union; association; league.
  2. 2. The meeting of two or more stars or planets in the same degree of the zodiac; as, the conjunction of the moon with the sun, or of Jupiter and Saturn. See the Note under Aspect, n., 6.
  3. 3. A connective or connecting word; an indeclinable word which serves to join together sentences, clauses of a sentence, or words; as, and, but, if.
  4. 4. Act of joining; connection; union; part of speech that connects words and clauses.

conjunction - examples of usage

  1. As the brigade was not strong enough for this corps of horse to act in conjunction, single troops were commonly detached by the general. - "A Sketch of the Life of Brig. Gen. Francis Marion", William Dobein James.
  2. And again, the charm we found in it may have been in a measure due to the mood we were in, or to the peculiar aspect in which it came before us at the first, due to the season, to atmospheric and sunlight effects, to some human interest, or to a conjunction of several favourable circumstances; we know we can never see it again in that aspect and with that precise feeling. - "Afoot in England", W.H. Hudson.
  3. But no man can be blamed for a cruel conjunction of circumstances, and mamma may say what she likes, but being in the office really makes all the difference. - "Somehow Good", William de Morgan.
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