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An example use of juxtaposition in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… kind of that juxtaposition between like …”

meanings of juxtaposition


  1. The nearness of objects with little or no delimiter.
  2. An absence of operators in an expression.
  3. The close placement of two ideas to imply a link that may not exist.
  4. Two or more contrasting sounds, colours, styles etc. placed together for stylistic effect.
  5. The extra emphasis given to a comparison when the contrasted objects are close together.
  6. An absence of linking elements in a group of words that are listed together.


  1. To place in juxtaposition.