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juxtaposeverb [T]

 us   /ˌdʒʌk·stəˈpoʊz/
to put things or people next to each other, esp. in order to compare them: The exhibition juxtaposes architectural drawings with photographs of the buildings as constructed.
juxtaposition
noun [C/U]  us   /ˌdʒʌk·stə·pəˈzɪʃ·ən/
[C] The juxtaposition of the original painting with the fake clearly showed up the differences.
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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.
juxtaposition
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 Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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