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jux·ta·po·si·tion

 (jŭk′stə-pə-zĭsh′ən)
n.
The act or an instance of juxtaposing or the state of being juxtaposed.

jux′ta·po·si′tion·al adj.

jux•ta•po•si•tion

(ˌdʒʌk stə pəˈzɪʃ ən)

n.
1. an act or instance of placing close together or side by side, esp. for comparison or contrast.
2. the state of being close together.
[1655–65; < French < Latin juxtā side by side + French position position]
jux`ta•po•si′tion•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.juxtaposition - the act of positioning close together (or side by side)juxtaposition - the act of positioning close together (or side by side); "it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors"
locating, positioning, emplacement, location, placement, position - the act of putting something in a certain place
tessellation - the careful juxtaposition of shapes in a pattern; "a tessellation of hexagons"
2.juxtaposition - a side-by-side position
position, place - the particular portion of space occupied by something; "he put the lamp back in its place"
Translations

juxtaposition

n (= act)Nebeneinanderstellung f; in juxtaposition (with each other)(direkt) nebeneinander

jux·ta·po·si·tion

n. yuxtaposición, aposición; posición adyacente.
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