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“… to this she's also an adjunct professor …”

meanings of adjunct


  1. A dispensable phrase in a clause or sentence that amplifies its meaning, such as "for a while" in "I typed for a while".
  2. A constituent which is both the daughter and the sister of an X-bar.
  3. A key or scale closely related to another as principal; a relative or attendant key.
  4. A quality or property of the body or mind, whether natural or acquired, such as colour in the body or judgement in the mind.
  5. An unmalted grain or grain product that supplements the main mash ingredient.
  6. An appendage; something attached to something else in a subordinate capacity.
  7. Symploce.
  8. A person associated with another, usually in a subordinate position; a colleague.
  9. One of a pair of morphisms which relate to each other through a pair of adjoint functors.


  1. Connected in a subordinate function.
  2. Added to a faculty or staff in a secondary position.

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