Definition of juxtapose verb from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

 

juxtapose

 verb
verb
NAmE//ˈdʒʌkstəˌpoʊz//
 
, NAmE//ˌdʒʌkstəˈpoʊz//
 
[usually passive]juxtapose A and/with B(formal)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they juxtapose
 
he / she / it juxtaposes
 
past simple juxtaposed
 
-ing form juxtaposing
 
 
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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.
juxtaposition
 
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NAmE//ˌdʒʌkstəpəˈzɪʃn//
 
noun [uncountable, countable] the juxtaposition of realistic and surreal situations in the novel
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