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nex·us

 (nĕk′səs)
n. pl. nexus or nex·us·es
1. A means of connection; a link or tie: "this nexus between New York's ... real-estate investors and its ... politicians" (Wall Street Journal).
2. A connected series or group.
3. The core or center: "The real nexus of the money culture [was] Wall Street" (Bill Barol).

[Latin, from past participle of nectere, to bind; see ned- in Indo-European roots.]

nexus

(ˈnɛksəs)
n, pl nexus
1. a means of connection between members of a group or things in a series; link; bond
2. a connected group or series
[C17: from Latin: a binding together, from nectere to bind]

nex•us

(ˈnɛk səs)

n., pl. nex•us•es, nex•us.
1. a means of connection; tie; link.
2. a connected series or group.
3. the core or center, as of a matter or situation.
4. a specialized area of the cell membrane involved in intercellular communication and adhesion.
[1655–65; < Latin nexus a binding, joining, fastening, derivative of nect(ere) to bind, fasten]

Nexus

 a connected group or series, 1850.
Example: nexus of matrimonial excesses.—BBC, 23 April 1983.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.nexus - the means of connection between things linked in seriesnexus - the means of connection between things linked in series
linkage - an associative relation
2.nexus - a connected series or group
series - similar things placed in order or happening one after another; "they were investigating a series of bank robberies"

nexus

noun connection, link, tie, bond, junction, joining The nexus between drugs, prostitution and corruption is universal.

nexus

noun
That which unites or binds:
Translations
central

nexus

[ˈneksəs] Nnexo m

nexus

nVerknüpfung f, → Verkettung f

nex·us

n. nexo, conexión, unión.
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