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juxtaposition

juhk stuh puh zi shuhn

  • n  the act of positioning close together (or side by side)
    it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors
  • n  a side-by-side position

  • My guests appreciated the juxtaposition of the small tables near the couch.
  • The juxtaposition of the high rises and the slums is deliberate; slum dwellers serve the lotus eaters in the high rises.
  • Some people think it's an appalling juxtaposition to see the rich and famous in a photo call with the vanquished and the vulnerable.
News & Articles

  • Rising Interest Rates Pose First Big Challenge to Emerging Single-Family Rental REITs
    The juxtaposition served up in the single-family rental market last week couldn't highlight this fledgling business any better. With the low cost of borrowing and a housing market in the doldrums, yield-starved institutional investors have poured cash into acquiring buckets of REO single-family assets - more than 65,000 such properties in the past two years - in hopes of profiting from the ...
    June 12, 2013 - CoStar Group
  • Photos: Staten Island's Stapleton library reopens, to roars of approval
    The juxtaposition of new to old,says the head architect, Andrew Berman, "was out of respect, not out of rejection."
    June 12, 2013 - Staten Island Advance
  • To Of and Of Not
    Elaine Scott spotted what she tactfully calls "an unfortunate juxtaposition" in the May 23 Arkansas Times . Sitting right next to the "Words" column was an ad that said, "Thank you to all of our sponsors, audiences and volunteers for an amazing 7th Annual LRFF! We couldn't of done it without you!" by Doug Smith Elaine Scott spotted what she tactfully calls "an unfortunate juxtaposition" in the ...
    June 12, 2013 - Arkansas Times
Quotes

  • Richie Sambora in FOXNews
    We were a nine-time Grammy loser. Nine times,Sambora said. "The juxtaposition is really crazy."
  • Ed Gillespie in International Herald Tribune
    It's really quite an appropriate juxtaposition that today, 61 years after the temporary division of the Korean peninsula at the end of World War II, that we're electing the foreign minister of South Korea secretary general of this organisation and... John Bolton http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/John_R._Bolton&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGFdl7rd8fsXL4NN_GMYVtT3W11mg Independent Online http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.iol.co.za/index.php%3Fset_id%3D1%26click_id%3D3%26art_id%3Dqw1160410682334W643&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNG2rMYroARgLrtcWfoh6LxLGDUnXQ Oct 9, 2006 55227 73052 juxtaposition These canvasses often turn up mathematical mistakes and tabulation errors, juxtaposition of numbers, numbers being written in the wrong columns and attributed to the wrong candidate, and the canvasses correct those mistakes," said former...

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