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juxtaposition (n.)

"the act of placing or the state of being placed in nearness or contiguity," 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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