Definition of conjugation noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌkɒndʒuˈɡeɪʃn//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌkɑːndʒəˈɡeɪʃn//
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  1. 1[countable, uncountable] the way in which a verb conjugates a verb with an irregular conjugation
  2. 2[countable] a group of verbs that conjugate in the same way Latin verbs of the second conjugation
  3. Word Originlate Middle English: from Latin conjugatio(n-), from conjugare ‘join together’, from con- ‘together’ + jugum ‘yoke’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: conjugation