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disjunctive

  

      adj  
1    serving to disconnect or separate  
2      (Grammar)  
a    denoting a word, esp. a conjunction, that serves to express opposition or contrast: but in the sentence She was poor but she was honest  
b    denoting an inflection of pronouns in some languages that is used alone or after a preposition, such as moi in French  
3      (Also)    alternative     (Logic)   relating to, characterized by, or containing disjunction  
      n  
4      (Grammar)  
a    a disjunctive word, esp. a conjunction  
b    a disjunctive pronoun  
5      (Logic)   a disjunctive proposition; disjunction  
  disjunctively      adv  
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