conjunction ( conjunctions plural )
1 n-count A conjunctionof two or more things is the occurrence of them at the same time or place.
FORMAL usu N of n
...the conjunction of two events., ...a conjunction of religious and social factors.
2 n-count In grammar, a conjunction is a word or group of words that joins together words, groups, or clauses. In English, there are co-ordinating conjunctions such as `and' and `but', and subordinating conjunctions such as `although', `because', and `when'.
3 If one thing is done or used in conjunction with another, the two things are done or used together.
in conjunction phrase usu PHR with n
The army should have operated in conjunction with the fleet to raid the enemy's coast...
Translation English Cobuild Collins Dictionary
association, coincidence, combination, concurrence, juxtaposition, union
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