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adjunct is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of adjunct in a speech by a native speaker of british english:

“… devices would make a valuable adjunct to …”

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.

adjunct frequency in english - C2+ level of CEFR

the word adjunct occurs in english on average 1.5 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2+ level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics adjunct can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that adjunct can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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