Definition of juxtapose verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

juxtapose

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌdʒʌkstəˈpəʊz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdʒʌkstəˈpoʊz//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they juxtapose
BrE BrE//ˌdʒʌkstəˈpəʊz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdʒʌkstəˈpoʊz//
 
he / she / it juxtaposes
BrE BrE//ˌdʒʌkstəˈpəʊzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdʒʌkstəˈpoʊzɪz//
 
past simple juxtaposed
BrE BrE//ˌdʒʌkstəˈpəʊzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdʒʌkstəˈpoʊzd//
 
past participle juxtaposed
BrE BrE//ˌdʒʌkstəˈpəʊzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdʒʌkstəˈpoʊzd//
 
-ing form juxtaposing
BrE BrE//ˌdʒʌkstəˈpəʊzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌdʒʌkstəˈpoʊzɪŋ//
 
 
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[usually passive] juxtapose A and/with B (formal) to put people or things together, especially in order to show a contrast or a new relationship between them In the exhibition, abstract paintings are juxtaposed with shocking photographs. Word Origin mid 19th cent. (earlier (Middle English) as juxtaposition): from French juxtaposer, from Latin juxta ‘next’ + French poser ‘to place’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: juxtapose