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American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
being in contact; connected or neighbouring
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
being in contact at some point or line; bordering; contiguous.
syn: adjoining, adjacent both mean near or close to something. adjoining implies touching at a common point or line: adjoining rooms. adjacent implies being nearby or next to something else, with nothing of the same sort intervening: a motel adjacent to the highway; the adjacent houses.
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
adjoining- Implies meeting and touching at some point or line.
See also related terms for touching.
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adjective connecting, nearby, joined, joining, touching, bordering, neighbouring, next door, adjacent, interconnecting, abutting, contiguous We waited in an adjoining office.
Collins Thesaurus of the English Language – Complete and Unabridged 2nd Edition. 2002 © HarperCollins Publishers 1995, 2002
The American Heritage® Roget's Thesaurus. Copyright © 2013, 2014 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
adjoining[əˈdʒɔɪnɪŋ] ADJ → contiguo, colindante (more frm)
the adjoining house → la casa contigua, la casa de al lado, la casa colindante (more frm)
two adjoining countries → dos países vecinos, dos países colindantes (more frm)
in an adjoining room → en un cuarto contiguo
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
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Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
adjoining[əˈdʒɔɪnɪŋ] adj → contiguo/a, attiguo/a, adiacente
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