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conjoint

[kuh n-joint] /kənˈdʒɔɪnt/
adjective
1.
joined together; united; combined; associated.
2.
pertaining to or formed by two or more in combination; joint.
noun
3.
conjoints, marriage partners, especially as joint owners of property.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English < Middle French < Latin conjunctus (past participle of conjungere). See con-, joint
Related forms
conjointly, adverb
conjointness, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for con-joint

conjoint

/kənˈdʒɔɪnt/
adjective
1.
united, joint, or associated
Derived Forms
conjointly, adverb
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Word Origin and History for con-joint

conjoint

adj.

late 14c., from Middle French conjoint, past participle of conjoindre (see conjoin). Related: Conjointly (early 14c.).

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