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joining

adjective

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joining

noun

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a place where two or more things are united
  • the joining of the original house and the later addition is barely noticeable

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joining

verb
present participle of join

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2 to become a member of
  • we're always looking for new people to join our book club

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4 to participate or assist in a joint effort to accomplish an end
  • nations joining to bring aid to the earthquake-devastated region

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5 to put or bring together so as to form a new and longer whole
  • the plan is to join the various bike paths so that cyclists can travel from one end of the cape to the other

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The first known use of joining was in the 14th century

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“Joining.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/joining. Accessed 7 Aug. 2020.

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