nexus

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nex·us

noun \ˈnek-səs\

: a relationship or connection between people or things

plural nex·us·es \-sə-səz\ or nex·us \-səs, -ˌsüs\

Full Definition of NEXUS

1
:  connection, link; also :  a causal link
2
:  a connected group or series
3
:  center, focus

Examples of NEXUS

  1. <the oft-repeated claim that any person on the planet can be connected to any other person through a nexus of six relationships>
  2. <as the nexus for three great religions, Jerusalem has had a troubled as well as illustrious history>

Origin of NEXUS

Latin, from nectere to bind
First Known Use: 1663

Rhymes with NEXUS

nex·us

noun \ˈnek-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural nex·us·es \-sə-səz\ or nex·us \-səs, -ˌsüs\

Medical Definition of NEXUS

1
: a connection or link
2
: a connected group or series

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