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  • n  something added to another thing but not an essential part of it
  • n  a person who is an assistant or subordinate to another
  • n  a construction that can be used to extend the meaning of a word or phrase but is not one of the main constituents of a sentence
  • s  furnishing added support
  • s  of or relating to a person who is subordinate to another

  • VALI NASR Author of the forthcoming book The Shia Revival and an adjunct senior fellow at the Council on Foreign Relations.
  • Recent research suggests a life-extending benefit for MND sufferers using adjunct therapies in the areas of speech, diet and muscular manipulation.
  • That's when Marcia Herman-Giddens, now an adjunct professor at the University of North Carolina School of Public Health, published her .
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  • John Paul Stevens in New York Times
    Although the court's decision in this case might be seen as a mere adjunct to Heller,Justice Stevens wrote, "the consequences could prove far more destructive - quite literally - to our nation's communities and to our constitutional...
  • Judith Miller in International Herald Tribune
    As an adjunct fellow, I hope to continue writing about how best to enhance national security and public safety without sacrificing our freedom and civil liberties,Miller said in a statement.
  • Cate Blanchett in Reuters
    It's a beginning, I believe really strongly, of a long and meaningful relationship between artists and the government, not as an adjunct to, but as a fundamental aspect of, society,a beaming Blanchett said when collared by media.

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