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Date: 1500-1600
Language: Latin
Origin: , past participle of adjungere; ADJOIN

adjunct

noun
     
ad‧junct [countable]
1 something that is added or joined to something that is bigger or more important
adjunct to
On-line instruction is a useful adjunct to the real thing.
2 technical an adverbial word or phrase that adds information to another part of a sentence. In 'They arrived on Sunday', 'on Sunday' is an adjunct.

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