juxtapose

[juhk-stuh-pohz, juhk-stuh-pohz]
verb (used with object), juxtaposed, juxtaposing.
to place close together or side by side, especially for comparison or contrast.

Origin:
1850–55; back formation from juxtaposition

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juxtapose (ˌdʒʌkstəˈpəʊz)
 
vb
(tr) to place close together or side by side
 
[C19: back formation from juxtaposition, from Latin juxta next to + position]
 
juxtapo'sition
 
n
 
juxtapo'sitional
 
adj

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juxtapose
1851, from Fr. juxtaposer (1835), from L. juxta + Fr. poser (see juxtaposition).
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Example sentences
The program juxtaposed straightforward songs with open-ended improvisations.
Here, the ingredients are too obviously juxtaposed.
The conflicts were so dissimilar that essay after essay is able to do no more
  than juxtapose events as opposed to compare them.
Every time you juxtapose two images, you say something.
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