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adjunctnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈædʒ.ʌŋkt/

adjunct noun [C] (SOMETHING ADDED)

formal something added or connected to a larger or more important thing: I hoped I would find the computer course a useful adjunct to my other studies.

adjunct noun [C] (GRAMMAR)

specialized language In grammar, an adjunct is an adverb or phrase that gives extra information in a sentence.
Translations of “adjunct”
in Chinese (Traditional) 附屬物,附件…
in Chinese (Simplified) 附属物,附件…
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