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JUXTAPOSITION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does juxtaposition mean? 

JUXTAPOSITION (noun)
  The noun JUXTAPOSITION has 2 senses:

1. the act of positioning close together (or side by side)
2. a side-by-side position

  Familiarity information: JUXTAPOSITION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


JUXTAPOSITION (noun)


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Meaning:

The act of positioning close together (or side by side)

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

juxtaposition; collocation; apposition

Context example:

it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors

Hypernyms ("juxtaposition" is a kind of...):

emplacement; locating; location; placement; position; positioning (the act of putting something in a certain place)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "juxtaposition"):

tessellation (the careful juxtaposition of shapes in a pattern)


Sense 2juxtaposition [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A side-by-side position

Classified under:

Nouns denoting spatial position

Hypernyms ("juxtaposition" is a kind of...):

place; position (the particular portion of space occupied by something)


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