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joint

 
 
pronunciation:
joInt
parts of speech:
noun, adjective
phrases:
out of joint
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part of speech: noun
definition: a place or point where two or more parts come together or are connected.
A person's hand and arm come together at the wrist joint.We had to glue the joint where the leg meets the table.
 
synonyms:
junction
similar words:
socket
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phrase: out of joint
 
part of speech: adjective
definition: done or shared by two or more people or groups acting together.
They were joint owners of the property.
similar words:
common, shared
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