Translation of conjunction in Spanish:

conjunction

Pronunciation: /kənˈdʒʌŋkʃən/

n

  • 1.1 c [Ling] conjunción (f) coordinating/subordinating conjunction conjunción coordinante/subordinante
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    • Such words include pronouns, auxiliary verbs, conjunctions, and prepositions.
    • The elaborated variety was alleged to have greater syntactic complexity, as evidenced, for example, by a greater proportion of subordinate clauses, conjunctions, etc.
    • Parliamentary question time is full of wonderful examples of extended verbs, conjunctions and prepositional phrases employed to evade answering a question.
    1.2 c u (combination) conjunción (f) in conjunction with sth/sb en conjunción con algo/algn
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    • The conjunction of events marks a widening of the challenge posed by San Francisco's mayor, who last month authorised wedding ceremonies for same-sex couples.
    • It is with us again thanks to the conjunction of two events, one here in York and the other of national concern.
    • Obviously, in a high traffic area, such as the city gate, there is often a conjunction or combination of events that may be accidental, or, as in this case, designed to create an affect.
    1.3 c u [Astron] conjunción (f)
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    • In your natal chart, the conjunction of your Pisces sun with Saturn gives you a tendency toward worry to begin with, so this is a part of you that only you can work to overcome.
    • The planets included a conjunction of Venus and Mars, the ‘rulers’ of the first house (the questioner) and the seventh house (the husband).
    • We should now take a closer look at the quadruple conjunction of the planets in Capricorn and in particular, the Sun.

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