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ad·junct / ˈajəngkt/ • n. 1. a thing added to something else as a supplementary rather than an essential part: computer technology is an adjunct to learning. ∎  a person who is another's assistant or subordinate. 2. Gram. a word or phrase used to amplify or modify the meaning of another word or words in a sentence. • adj. connected or added to something, typically in an auxiliary way: other adjunct therapies include immunotherapy. ∎  (of an academic post) attached to the staff of a college in a temporary or assistant capacity: an adjunct professor. [as n.] both adjuncts and tenured professors. DERIVATIVES: ad·junc·tive / əˈjəng(k)tiv/ adj.

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adjunct (aj-unkt) n. a subsidiary drug used in treating a disorder, which is administered in conjunction with, and provides additional benefits to, the main drug used in treatment.
adjunctive-junk-tiv) adj.

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adjunct adj. and sb. XVI (earlier Sc.). — L. adjunctus, -um, pp. of adjungere ADJOIN.

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ADJUNCT

ADJUNCT. See ADVERBIAL.

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adjunct

adjunctaddict, afflict, conflict, constrict, contradict, convict, delict, depict, evict, hand-picked, inflict, interdict, Pict, predict, strict •edict •Benedict • verdict •imperfect, perfect, pluperfect, word-perfect •object • subject • relict • district •concoct, decoct •landlocked • dreadlocked •unprovoked, unsmoked •uncooked, unlooked •abduct, adduct, conduct, construct, destruct, duct, instruct, misconduct, obstruct •ventiduct • aqueduct • product •safe-conduct • viaduct •handworked, unworked •mulct • unthanked • sacrosanct •distinct, extinct, succinct •precinct • instinct •conjunct, defunct, disjunct, injunct •adjunct • unasked

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