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Juxtapose
See also: juxtaposé

English

Etymology

Borrowed from French juxtaposer, corresponding to juxta- + pose, derived from Latin iuxt? ("near, next to") + p?n? ("place").

Pronunciation

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  • Rhymes: -z

Verb

juxtapose (third-person singular simple present juxtaposes, present participle juxtaposing, simple past and past participle juxtaposed)

  1. (transitive) To place side by side, especially for contrast or comparison.
    • 2006, Scarnati, Chris, "We should follow New Jersey's lead on this one", YourCranberry:
      "In juxtaposing the youth athletes of our grandparents' generation with those of the modern era, we're essentially comparing Volkswagen Beetles to Hummers."

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Translations


French

Verb

juxtapose

  1. first-person singular present indicative of juxtaposer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of juxtaposer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of juxtaposer
  4. first-person singular present subjunctive of juxtaposer
  5. second-person singular imperative of juxtaposer

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