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"adjunct" in British English

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adjunctnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈædʒ.ʌŋkt/
(Definition of adjunct from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"adjunct" in American English

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adjunctnoun [C]

 us   /ˈædʒ·ʌŋkt/
something ​added or ​connected to something ​larger or more ​important: Canada’s ​economy is not an adjunct to the US’s but ​rather is ​expanding on ​its own. An adjunct is also a ​temporaryteacher at a ​college or ​university: adjunct ​professors/​faculty
(Definition of adjunct from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"adjunct" in Business English

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adjunctnoun [C]

uk   us   /ˈædʒʌŋkt/ formal
something that is ​added or ​connected to a larger or more important thing: an adjunct to sth Green, socially conscious ​concepts are not an adjunct to its ​mainbusiness, but a philosophy that ​works its way into everything it does.
(Definition of adjunct from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “adjunct”
in Chinese (Simplified) 附属物,附件…
in Chinese (Traditional) 附屬物,附件…
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