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adjoining

[uh-joi-ning] /əˈdʒɔɪ nɪŋ/
adjective
1.
being in contact at some point or line; located next to another; bordering; contiguous:
the adjoining room; a row of adjoining town houses.
Origin
1485-1495
1485-95; adjoin + -ing2
Related forms
nonadjoining, adjective
unadjoining, adjective
Can be confused
adjacent, adjoining (see synonym study at the current entry)
Synonyms
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.
Antonyms
separated.
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British Dictionary definitions for un adjoining

adjoining

/əˈdʒɔɪnɪŋ/
adjective
1.
being in contact; connected or neighbouring
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