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con•junct



Pronunciation: (
adj.kun-jungkt', kon'jungkt;
n.kon'jungkt),
[key]
adj.
1. bound in close association; conjoined; combined; united: conjunct ideas; conjunct influences.
2. formed by conjunction.
3. Gram.
a. occurring only in combination with an immediately preceding or following form of a particular class, and constituting with this form a single phonetic unit, as 'll in English he'll, and n't in isn't.
b. (of a pronoun) having enclitic or proclitic form and occurring with a verb, as French me, le, se.
c. pertaining to a word so characterized.
4. Music.progressing melodically by intervals of a second: conjunct motion of an ascending scale.

n.
1. Logic.either of the propositions in a conjunction.
2. Gram.a conjunctive adverb.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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