disjunct

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EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

dis- + Latin junctus, "joined".

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /dɪsˈdʒʌŋkt/, /dɪsˈdʒʊŋkt/

NounEdit

disjunct ‎(plural disjuncts)

  1. (logic) One of multiple propositions, any of which, if true, confirm the validity of another proposition (a disjunction)
  2. (linguistics) Any sentence element that is not fully integrated into the clausal structure of the sentence.
  3. (linguistics) An adverbial that expresses the speaker's or writer's attitude towards, or descriptive statement of, the propositional content of the associated clause or sentence.

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AdjectiveEdit

disjunct ‎(comparative more disjunct, superlative most disjunct)

  1. Separate; discontinuous; not connected.
  2. (botany) Occurring in widely separated geographic areas.

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