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- conjunction (n.)
- late 14c., originally of planets, from Old French conjonction "union, joining, sexual intercourse" (12c.), from Latin coniunctionem (nominative coniunctio), from past participle stem of coniugare "join together" (see conjugal). Compare Italian congiunzione, Spanish conjunción. Grammatical sense (late 14c.) was in Latin, a loan-translation of Greek syndesmos. The word also had the meaning "sexual union" 17c.-18c.
- 1. The conjunction of low inflation and low unemployment came as a very pleasant surprise.
- 2. Two or more sentences may be joined together by a conjunction.
- 3. The conjunction of heavy rains and strong winds caused flooding.
- 4. The conjunction of heavy rains and high winds caused flooding.
- 5. We are working in conjunction with the police.
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