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  Definition of Adjunct
  1. a construction that is part of a sentence but not essential to its meaning and can be omitted without making the sentence ungrammatical
  2. something added to another thing but not an essential part of it
  3. a person who is an assistant or subordinate to another
  4. of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another
  5. relating to something that is added but is not essential; "an ancillary pump"; "an adjuvant discipline to forms of mysticism"; "The mind and emotions are auxilliary to each other"
Similar Words: assistant, accessory, ancillary, adjuvant, appurtenant, auxiliary, subsidiary

 

Hyponyms: parenthetical expression, parenthetical

 

 
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