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addaword.gifdefinition of syzygy

noun
connected, coordinated or aligned objects, e.g. planets, or the sun and moon
Submitted from United Kingdom on 06/12/2010 15:54:00
Definition of syzygy from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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a generation … who are balancing working life with caring for both their teenage children and elderly parents

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