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juxtaposition

jux·ta·po·si·tion

juxtaposition

 
 
pronunciation:
juhk st p zI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the act or an instance of juxtaposing.
similar words:
junction
definition 2: the state of being juxtaposed.
You can see the differences clearly when the images are in juxtaposition.
similar words:
junction
derivation: juxtapositional (adj.)