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abbreviation adjective.

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adjective (often adjacent to something) lying beside or next to it.
[15c: from Latin adjacere to lie by the side of]
adjacency noun .
adjacently adverb .

adjacent, adjoining There is sometimes confusion between adjacent and adjoining. Adjacent things can be close to or next to each other, but not necessarily touching: He dodged into an adjacent alley. The noise from an adjacent bus station . Adjoining things are next to and touching each other: The bathroom adjoining her hotel room. A lease of land adjoining a road .

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adjective grammar
noun (abbreviation adj.) a word that describes or modifies a noun or pronoun, as dark describes hair in She has dark hair , and sad describes him in The story made him sad .
[16c in this sense: from Latin adjicere , adjectum to attach or associate]
adjectival adjective .
adjectivally adverb .

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verb (adjoined , adjoining ) to be next to and joined to something.
[14c: from French ajoindre , from Latin ad to + jungere to join]
adjoining adjective .

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verb (adjourned , adjourning )
1 to put off (a meeting, etc) to another time.
2 to finish (a meeting, etc), intending to continue it at another time or place.
3 intr to move to another place, usually for refreshment or rest.
4 intr to finish a meeting and separate.
[14c: from French ajorner ]
adjournment noun .

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