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addition of an .
Historical Examples

The Alliance also came to demand the adjunction to the council of a certain number of delegates.
History of the Commune of 1871 P. Lissagary

They found the mayor and Morellet, asked for the Commune, and provisionally the adjunction of a popular commission.
History of the Commune of 1871 P. Lissagary

Their number was soon doubled by the adjunction of new cities.
History of Julius Caesar Vol. 1 of 2 Napoleon III, Emperor of the French, 1808-1873.

This relation of adjunction issues in a peculiar relation between the boundaries of the two events.
The Concept of Nature Alfred North Whitehead

The latter tried to strengthen itself by the adjunction of delegates from the National Guard.
History of the Commune of 1871 P. Lissagary

An adjunction of characteristics, her mother predominating morally and physically.
A Zola Dictionary J. G. Patterson

An adjunction of characteristics, moral prepotency of his father, physical likeness to his mother.
A Zola Dictionary J. G. Patterson

In this place I think the effect would have been greatly enhanced by the adjunction of voices to the orchestra.
Masters of French Music Arthur Hervey

(in phrase-structure grammar) the relationship between a branch of a tree representing a sentence to other branches to its left or right that descend from the same node immediately above


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    an earnest request; entreaty. a solemn or desperate urging or counseling: an adjuration for all citizens of the beleaguered city to take shelter. Historical Examples Again the little speech about the new owners of Longueval, and again the adjuration to remember them in their prayers. L’Abbe Constantin, Complete Ludovic Halevy For instance, in the adjuration […]

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    to charge, bind, or command earnestly and solemnly, often under oath or the threat of a penalty. to entreat or request earnestly or solemnly. Contemporary Examples With courage or common sense, or both, governors and state legislatures can adjure measures like the Arizona bill. How ‘Religious Freedom’ Is Hurting Everyone’s Freedom Robert Shrum March 4, […]

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