Complete Definition of "conjunction"

English

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Etymology
Via Old French from L. coniunctio|coniūnctiō, joining, from coniungere, to join.

Pronunciation
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Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ʌŋkʃən|-ʌŋkʃən

Noun
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  1. The act of joining or being joined.
  2. grammar A word used to join other words or phrases together into sentences. The specific conjunction used shows how the two joined parts are related.
  3. astronomy The alignment of two bodies in the solar system such that they have the same longitude when seen from Earth.
  4. astrology An aspect in which planets are in close proximity to one another.
  5. context|logic The proposition resulting from the combination of two or more propositions using the ∧ (<math>\and</math>) operator.

Derived terms
inferior conjunction
superior conjunction

Related terms
conjugate

Translations

trans-top|act of joining or being joined
Chinese
:(Simplified): 结合 (jié hé), 连接 (lián jiē)
:(Traditional): 結合 (jié hé), 連接 (lián jiē)
Finnish: liittäminen, yhdistäminen
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Polish: łączenie n, połączenie n
Portuguese: conjunçãof
Russian: союз (sojúz) m, связь (svjaz’) f
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trans-top|grammar: word used to join words or phrases
Bosnian: veznik#Bosnian|veznik m
Catalan: conjunció f
Chinese
:(Simplified): 连接词 (lián jiē cí)
:(Traditional): 連接詞 (lián jiē cí)
Croatian: veznik#Croatian|veznik m
Czech: spojka f
Danish: bindeord
Dutch: voegwoord n
Estonian: sidesõna
Finnish: konjunktio, sidesana
French: conjonction f
German: Konjunktion f, Bindewort n
Indonesian: kata penghubung
Italian: congiunzione f
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Latin: coniunctio f
Maltese: konġugazzjoni
Norwegian: konjunksjon m
Novial: konjunktione
Polish: spójnik m
Portuguese: conjunção f
Romanian: conjuncţie f
Russian: союз (sojúz) m
Serbian:
:Cyrillic: везник m
:Roman: veznik#Serbian|veznik m
Spanish: conjunción f
Swedish: konjunktion c
Telugu: సంయోజకము (samyojakamu)
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trans-top|astronomy: alignment of two bodies in the solar system such that they have the same longitude when seen from Earth
Chinese (Simplified): 会合 (huì hé)
Chinese (Traditional): 會合 (huì hé)
Czech: konjunkce
Finnish: konjunktio
German: Konjunktion f
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German: Konjunktion f
Polish: koniunkcja f
Portuguese: conjunção f
Russian: конъюнкция (konjúnkcija) f
Swedish: konjunktion c
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trans-top|logic: proposition resulting from the combination of two or more propositions using the and operator
Czech: konjunkce f
Esperanto: konjunkcio
French: conjonction f
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German: Konjunktion f
Portuguese: conjunção f
Russian: конъюнкция (konjúnkcija) f
Swedish: konjunktion c
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Translations to be checked

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ttbc|Estonian: konjunktsioon
ttbc|Greek, Ancient: σύνδεσμος (sýndesmos) m
ttbc|Indonesian: kata sambung, kata hubung|penghubung
ttbc|Interlingua: conjunction
ttbc|Latin: coniunctio f
ttbc|Lithuanian: jungtukas m
ttbc|Romanian: conjuncţie f

See also
disjunction

Category:Conjunctions|*
Category:Parts of speech

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