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adhesion

noun

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1 a physical sticking to as if by glue
  • discourages the use of photo albums that keep the pictures in place by adhesion to the pages

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  • unsticking
2 adherence to something to which one is bound by a pledge or duty
  • she has always shown steadfast adhesion to psychiatry's code of ethics

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The first known use of adhesion was in the 15th century

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“Adhesion.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/adhesion. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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