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conjunct

[adj. kuh n-juhngkt, kon-juhngkt; n. kon-juhngkt] /adj. kənˈdʒʌŋkt, ˈkɒn dʒʌŋkt; n. ˈkɒn dʒʌŋkt/
adjective
1.
bound in close association; conjoined; combined; united:
conjunct ideas; conjunct influences.
2.
formed by conjunction.
3.
Grammar.
  1. 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.
  2. (of a pronoun) having enclitic or proclitic form and occurring with a verb, as French me, le, se.
  3. pertaining to a word so characterized.
4.
Music. progressing melodically by intervals of a second:
conjunct motion of an ascending scale.
noun
5.
Logic. either of the propositions in a conjunction.
6.
Grammar. a conjunctive adverb.
Origin
late Middle English
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English (past participle) < Latin conjunctus joined, connected (past participle of conjungere to join together), equivalent to con- con- + junc- (variant stem of jungere to join) + -tus past participle suffix
Related forms
conjunctly, adverb
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  • Paraffins could also contribute to coking via conjunct polymerization, which leads to naphthenes.
British Dictionary definitions for conjunct

conjunct

/kənˈdʒʌŋkt; ˈkɒndʒʌŋkt/
adjective
1.
joined; united
2.
(music) relating to or denoting two adjacent degrees of a scale
noun
3.
(logic) one of the propositions or formulas in a conjunction
Derived Forms
conjunctly, adverb
Word Origin
C15: from Latin conjunctus, from conjugere to unite; see conjoin
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Word Origin and History for conjunct
adj.

mid-15c., from Latin coniunctus, past participle of coniugare (see conjugal). A doublet of conjoint.

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