- Adjunct Ad"junct`, a. [L. adjunctus, p. p. of adjungere. See
Conjoined; attending; consequent.
Though that my death were adjunct to my act. --Shak. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.
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adjunct — ADJÚNCT, Ă, adjuncţi, te, adj. Care face parte din conducerea unei instituţii, a unei întreprinderi sau a unui serviciu din cuprinsul acestora, având funcţia imediat subordonată titularului. ♢ (Substantivat) Adjunctul directorului. – Din germ.… … Dicționar Român
Adjunct — Ad junct , n. 1. Something joined or added to another thing, but not essentially a part of it. [1913 Webster] Learning is but an adjunct to our self. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A person joined to another in some duty or service; a colleague; an… … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
adjunct — UK US /ˈædʒʌŋkt/ noun [C] FORMAL ► something that is added or connected to a larger or more important thing: an adjunct to sth »Green, socially conscious concepts are not an adjunct to its main business, but a philosophy that works its way into… … Financial and business terms
adjunct — I adjective accessory, addendum, additament, addition, appanage, appendage, augmentation, auxiliary, branch, complement, component, corollary, extension, subordinate part, supplement foreign phrases: Sublato principali, tollitur adjunctum. By the … Law dictionary
adjunct — [a′juŋkt΄] n. [< L adjunctus, pp. of adjungere, ADJOIN] 1. a thing added to something else, but secondary or not essential to it 2. a) a person connected with another as a helper or subordinate associate b) an adjunct teacher, professor, etc.… … English World dictionary
Adjunct — (v. lat.), 1) Gehülfe eines Beamten; 2) bes. den geistlichen Ephoren u. Inspectoren beigegebener Amtsgehülfe; daher Adjunctur, Stelle eines Adjuncten, u. Adjungiren, beigeben, zuordnen; bes. als Amtsgehülfen beigeben. Adjuncta, nicht zum Wesen… … Pierer's Universal-Lexikon
Adjunct — Adjunct, Amtsgehilfe … Herders Conversations-Lexikon
adjunct — n *appendage, appurtenance, accessory Analogous words: *addition, accretion: appanage (see RIGHT): attachment, affix, fixture (see corresponding verbs at FASTEN) … New Dictionary of Synonyms
adjunct — [n] addition; help accessory, addendum, appendage, appendix, appurtenance, associate, auxiliary, complement, detail, partner, subordinate, supplement; concepts 484,835 Ant. detriment, lessening, subtraction … New thesaurus
adjunct — ► NOUN 1) an additional and supplementary part. 2) Grammar a word or phrase in a sentence other than the verb or predicate. ► ADJECTIVE ▪ connected in an auxiliary way. DERIVATIVES adjunctive adjective. ORIGIN from Latin adjungere adjoin … English terms dictionary