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Disjunction; disunion; separation.
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another name for disjunction1
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(dɪsˈdʒʌŋk tʃər)

the act of disjoining or the state of being disjoined; disjunction.
[1350–1400; Middle English (< Anglo-French) < Medieval Latin]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.disjuncture - state of being disconnected
separation - the state of lacking unity
separability - the capability of being separated
incoherence, incoherency - lack of cohesion or clarity or organization
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The act or an instance of separating one thing from another:
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