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conjoined

[kuh n-joind] /kənˈdʒɔɪnd/
adjective
1.
joined together, united, or linked.
2.
Numismatics, accolated.
Origin
1560-1570
1560-70; conjoin + -ed2
Related forms
conjoinedly
[kuh n-joi-nid-lee, -joind-lee] /kənˈdʒɔɪ nɪd li, -ˈdʒɔɪnd li/ (Show IPA),
adverb
unconjoined, adjective

conjoin

[kuh n-join] /kənˈdʒɔɪn/
verb (used with object), verb (used without object)
1.
to join together; unite; combine; associate.
2.
Grammar. to join as coordinate elements, especially as coordinate clauses.
Origin
1325-75; Middle English conjoigenn < Anglo-French, Middle French conjoign- (stem of conjoindre) < Latin conjungere. See con-, join
Related forms
conjoiner, noun
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Examples for conjoined
  • Or rather, it is four conjoined thumb-drives, perforated for easy separation.
  • We have no other notion of cause and effect but that certain objects have been always conjoined together.
  • His feet are a blend of the camel's two-toed conjoined footpad and the guanaco's cloven hoof.
  • In it, aesthetics and morality were conjoined, under the sign of severe restraint.
  • These two behavioral responses when conjoined do demonstrate some type of psychological aberration.
British Dictionary definitions for conjoined

conjoin

/kənˈdʒɔɪn/
verb
1.
to join or become joined
Derived Forms
conjoiner, noun
Word Origin
C14: from Old French conjoindre, from Latin conjungere, from jungere to join
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Word Origin and History for conjoined

conjoin

v.

late 14c., from Old French conjoindre "meet, come together" (12c.), from Latin coniungere "to join together," from com- "together" (see com-) + iungere "join" (see jugular). Related: Conjoined, conjoining.

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