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conjunction

noun  /kənˈdʒʌŋk·ʃən/ us  

conjunction noun (CONNECTING WORD)

grammar [C] a word such as "and," "but," "because," or "although" that connects words, phrases, and clauses in a sentence

conjunction noun (COMBINATION)

[C/U] a combination of events or conditions: [U] Physicists are working in conjunction with engineers on the project.
Translations of “conjunction”
in Korean 접속사…
in Arabic أداة رَبْط…
in French conjonction…
in Turkish bağlaç…
in Italian congiunzione…
in Chinese (Traditional) 連接詞, 連詞,連接詞…
in Russian союз (в грамматике)…
in Polish spójnik…
in Spanish conjunción…
in Portuguese conjunção…
in German die Konjunktion…
in Catalan conjunció…
in Japanese (文法)接続詞…
in Chinese (Simplified) 连接词, 连词,连接词…
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