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The juxtaposition of two such facts seemed to me auspicious. What the Bee Knows - reflections on myth, symbol and story (1989)The juxtaposition of those two is comprehensible. Times, Sunday Times (2011)The juxtaposition of the two names was probably not accidental. VOYAGES OF DELUSION: The Search for the North West Passage in the Age of Reason (2002)The juxtaposition of the two items suggested a programming muddle. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It is hard to imagine a more jarring or tasteless juxtaposition. Times, Sunday Times (2009)What an interesting juxtaposition of fledgeling popular culture only metres away from chanting mobs of protesters. Times, Sunday Times (2008)An interesting juxtaposition reared its head yesterday. Times, Sunday Times (2012)I enjoyed her juxtaposition of the two main stories of the day and her final paragraph was pure gold. Times, Sunday Times (2010)Why such an odd juxtaposition? Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was an interesting juxtaposition. Times, Sunday Times (2014)And that juxtaposition is interesting. Times, Sunday Times (2012)
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British English: juxtaposition NOUN
The juxtaposition of two contrasting objects, images, or ideas is the fact that they are put together, so that the differences between them are emphasized.
This juxtaposition of brutal reality and lyrical beauty runs through his stories.
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