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Definition of Adjunct


  1. Conjoined; attending; consequent.
  2. Something joined or added to another thing, but not essentially a part of it.
  3. A person joined to another in some duty or service; a colleague; an associate.
  4. A word or words added to quality or amplify the force of other words; as, the History of the American Revolution, where the words in italics are the adjunct or adjuncts of "History."
  5. A quality or property of the body or the mind, whether natural or acquired; as, color, in the body, judgment in the mind.
  6. A key or scale closely related to another as principal; a relative or attendant key. [R.] See Attendant keys, under Attendant, a.
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Adjunct Translations

adjunct in Swedish is tillsats, komplement