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juxtaposition

 [juks″tah-po-zish´un]
apposition; a placing side by side or close together; the condition of being side by side or close together.

jux·ta·po·si·tion

(jŭks'tă-pō-zish'ŭn),
A position side by side.
See also: apposition, contiguity.
[L. juxta, near to, + positio, a placing, fr. pono, pp. positus, to place]

jux·ta·po·si·tion

(jŭks'tă-pŏ-zish'ŭn)
A position side by side.
See also: apposition, contiguity
[L. juxta, near to, + positio, a placing, fr. pono, pp. positus, to place]

juxtaposition

In apposition or side-by-side.

jux·ta·po·si·tion

(jŭks'tă-pŏ-zish'ŭn)
Aggregate of several things placed side by side.
[L. juxta, near to, + positio, a placing, fr. pono, pp. positus, to place]
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