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English definition of “conjunction”

conjunction

noun (COMBINATION)    /kənˈdʒʌŋk.ʃən/
C2 [C or U] (formal conjuncture,   /kənˈdʒʌŋk.tʃər/   ) the situation in which events or conditions combine or happen together: An unfortunate conjunction of circumstances led to his downfall. There is a team of writers working in conjunction (with each other) on the book.Connecting and combiningVariety and mixturesMixing and mixtures [C or U] specialized (formal conjuncture) in astrology, the situation in which two planets appear to be in the same part of the sky as seen from Earth: Mars and Venus will be in exact conjunction on 1 September.The supernatural - general words
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