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juxtaposeverb [ T ]

uk /ˌdʒʌk.stəˈpəʊz/ us /ˌdʒʌk.stəˈpoʊz/

to put things that are not similar next to each other:

The exhibition juxtaposes Picasso's early drawings with some of his later works.
noun [ U ] uk /ˌdʒʌk.stə.pəˈzɪʃ.ən/ us /ˌdʒʌk.stə.pəˈzɪʃ.ən/

the juxtaposition of two very different cultures

(Definition of “juxtapose” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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juxtaposeverb [ T ]

us /ˌdʒʌk·stəˈpoʊz/

to put things or people next to each other, esp. in order to compare them:

noun [ C/U ] us /ˌdʒʌk·stə·pəˈzɪʃ·ən/

[ C ] The juxtaposition of the original painting with the fake clearly showed up the differences.

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