Definition of nexus
- a nexus of theories
- a nexus of relationships
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the oft-repeated claim that any person on the planet can be connected to any other person through a nexus of six relationships
as the nexus for three great religions, Jerusalem has had a troubled as well as illustrious history
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First Known Use: 1663See Words from the same year
: a relationship or connection between people or things
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investment of mental or emotional energy
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