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uk   /kənˈdʒʌŋk.ʃən/ us   /kənˈdʒʌŋk.ʃən/
  • conjunction noun (CONNECTING WORD)

B2 [C] written abbreviation conj a word such as 'and', 'but', 'while', or 'although' that connects words, phrases, and clauses in a sentence

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  • conjunction noun (COMBINATION)

C2 [C or U] formal conjuncture, uk   /kənˈdʒʌŋk.tʃər/ us   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.
[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.
(Definition of conjunction from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"conjunction" in American English

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us   /kənˈdʒʌŋk·ʃən/
  • 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.
(Definition of conjunction from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “conjunction”
in Korean 접속사…
in Arabic أداة رَبْط…
in Malaysian kata penghubung…
in French conjonction…
in Russian союз (в грамматике)…
in Chinese (Traditional) 連接詞, 連詞,連接詞…
in Italian congiunzione…
in Turkish bağlaç…
in Polish spójnik…
in Spanish conjunción…
in Vietnamese liên từ…
in Portuguese conjunção…
in Thai คำสันธาน…
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…
in Indonesian konjungsi…
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“conjunction” in British English

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