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 for juxtaposition
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Juxtaposition \Jux`ta*po*si"tion\
     (j[u^]ks`t[.a]*p[-o]*z[i^]sh"[u^]n), n. [L. juxta near +
     positio position: cf. F. juxtaposition. See Just, v. i.,
     and Position.]
     A placing or being placed in nearness or contiguity, or side
     by side; as, a juxtaposition of words.
     [1913 Webster]
           Parts that are united by a a mere juxtaposition.
     [1913 Webster]
           Juxtaposition is a very unsafe criterion of continuity.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      n 1: the act of positioning close together (or side by side);
           "it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting
           colors" [syn: juxtaposition, apposition, collocation]
      2: a side-by-side position

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  63 Moby Thesaurus words for "juxtaposition":
     abutment, abuttal, accession, addition, adjacency, adjoiningness,
     adjunct, adjunction, affixation, agglutination, annexation,
     apposition, appulse, assemblage, assembly, attachment,
     augmentation, call-up, canvass, census, collection, colligation,
     collocation, combination, comparison, concourse, concurrence,
     confluence, conflux, congregation, conjugation, conjunction,
     connection, conterminousness, contiguity, convergence, corralling,
     coterminousness, data-gathering, gathering, increase, ingathering,
     inventory, joining, junction, mobilization, muster, perigee,
     perihelion, prefixation, reinforcement, rodeo, roundup,
     suffixation, superaddition, superfetation, superjunction,
     superposition, supplementation, survey, syzygy, union, uniting

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