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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.
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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.
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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"
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Translations

juxtaposition

n (= act)Nebeneinanderstellung f; in juxtaposition (with each other)(direkt) nebeneinander
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jux·ta·po·si·tion

n. yuxtaposición, aposición; posición adyacente.
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230) repeated Foucault's summary of the book, e.g., prescriptions like "develop action, thought, desires by proliferation, justaposition, and disjunction, and not by subdivision and pyramidal hierarchization" and "Do not use thought to ground a political practice in Truth ..." But Deleuze and Guattarri, writing on the edge, are not for reading-challenged readers.
Rather, it is the justaposition of the immigration and union trends that forms the book's central theme.