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adjoining

[uh-joi-ning]
adjective
being in contact at some point or line; located next to another; bordering; contiguous: the adjoining room; a row of adjoining town houses.

Origin:
1485–95; adjoin + -ing2

nonadjoining, adjective
unadjoining, adjective

adjacent, adjoining (see synonym study at the current entry).


Adjoining, adjacent, bordering all mean near or close to something. Adjoining implies touching, having a common point or line: an adjoining yard. Adjacent implies being nearby or next to something else: all the adjacent houses; adjacent angles. Bordering means having a common boundary with something: the farm bordering on the river.


separated.
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adjoining (əˈdʒɔɪnɪŋ)
 
adj
being in contact; connected or neighbouring

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adjoin
early 14c., from O.Fr. ajoin- stem of ajoindre, from L. adjungere "join to," from ad- "to" + jungere "to bind together" (see jugular).
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