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juxtaposition (n.)

1660s, from French juxtaposition (17c.), from Latin iuxta "beside, very near, close to, near at hand" + French position (see position (n.)). Latin iuxta is a contraction of *iugista (adv.), superlative of adjective *iugos "closely connected," from PIE root *yeug- "to join."

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Definitions of juxtaposition from WordNet

juxtaposition (n.)
the act of positioning close together (or side by side);
it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors
Synonyms: apposition / collocation
juxtaposition (n.)
a side-by-side position;
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