- /dɪsˈdʒʌŋkʃən/ (say dis'jungkshuhn)
1. the act of disjoining.
2. the state of being disjoined.
a. the relation of the terms of a complex proposition where alternatives are in juxtaposition, as p or q or both (inclusive), p or q but not both (exclusive).
b. the statement of such a proposition.
c. a set of alternative possibilities.
Australian English dictionary. 2014.
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