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nexus

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1 a series of things linked together
  • the oft-repeated claim that any person on the planet can be connected to any other person through a nexus of six relationships

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2 a thing or place that is of greatest importance to an activity or interest
  • as the nexus for three great religions, Jerusalem has had a troubled as well as illustrious history

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The first known use of nexus was in 1663

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“Nexus.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nexus. Accessed 9 Dec. 2021.

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