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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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