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English noun: collocation

1. collocation (communication) a grouping of words in a sentence

Broader (hypernym)language unit, linguistic unit

2. collocation (act) the act of positioning close together (or side by side)

SamplesIt is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors.

Synonymsapposition, juxtaposition

Broader (hypernym)emplacement, locating, location, placement, position, positioning

Narrower (hyponym)tessellation

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