juxtapose

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See also: juxtaposé

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Borrowed from French juxtaposer, corresponding to juxta- + pose, derived from Latin iuxtā (near, next to) + pōnō (place).

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juxtapose (third-person singular simple present juxtaposes, present participle juxtaposing, simple past and past participle juxtaposed)

  1. (transitive) To place side by side, especially for contrast or comparison.

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juxtapose

  1. inflection of juxtaposer:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative