subjacency

noun
sub·​ja·​cen·​cy | \ ˌsəb-ˈjā-sᵊn(t)-sē How to pronounce subjacency (audio) \

Definition of subjacency

: the quality or state of being subjacent

First Known Use of subjacency

1820, in the meaning defined above

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“Subjacency.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/subjacency. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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