conjunct

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1con·junct

adjective \kən-ˈjəŋ(k)t, kän-\

Definition of CONJUNCT

1
:  united, joined
2
:  joint
3
:  relating to melodic progression by intervals of no more than a major second — compare disjunct

Examples of CONJUNCT

  1. <the supreme commander of the conjunct operations of the allied armies>

Origin of CONJUNCT

Middle English, from Latin conjunctus, past participle of conjungere
First Known Use: 15th century

2con·junct

noun \ˈkän-ˌjəŋ(k)t\

Definition of CONJUNCT

1
:  something joined or associated with another; specifically :  one of the components of a conjunction
2
:  an adverb or adverbial (as so, in addition, however, secondly) that indicates the speaker's or writer's assessment of the connection between linguistic units (as clauses)

First Known Use of CONJUNCT

1667

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