Meaning of “adjunct” in the English Dictionary

"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 temporary teacher at a college or university:

(Definition of “adjunct” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"adjunct" in Business English

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adjunctnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈædʒʌŋkt/ us 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 main business, but a philosophy that works its way into everything it does.

(Definition of “adjunct” from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)