[juhk-stuh-puh-zish-uh n] /ˌdʒʌk stə pəˈzɪʃ ən/

an act or instance of placing close together or side by side, especially for comparison or contrast.
the state of being close together or side by side.

1660s, from French juxtaposition (1660s), from Latin iuxta “beside, near” + French position (see position (n.)). Latin iuxta is a contraction of *iugista (adv.), superlative of adjective *iugos “closely connected,” from stem of iugum “yoke,” from iungere “to join” (see jugular).

juxtaposition jux·ta·po·si·tion (jŭk’stə-pə-zĭsh’ən)
The state of being placed or situated side by side.


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