conjunction - definition and synonyms


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    [countable] linguistics a word such as ‘and’, ‘but’, ‘because’, or ‘when’ that joins words, groups, phrases, and sentences. For example in the sentence ‘The police have not revealed the details and we don’t know when they will’, ‘and’ and ‘when’ are conjunctions.
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  2. 2
    [countable/uncountable] formal a combination of two or more things

    The conjunction of computers and communications is perhaps the most important aspect of information technology.