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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A connected, but subordinate entity.

Usage examples (37)
  • Mrs. Fowler was part of the adjunct faculty.
  • Unlike term adjunct instructors who perform the exact same work,
  • Second, I can’t find any Eduard Bernstein adjunct professors with a Ph. D.
  • Would it matter if the adjunct were a former student of the graduated-but-unemployed so now a visiting professor variety? for more
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  • To "adjoin" means to attach or fasten. If one "adjourns," he or she suspends activity or takes a recess. An "adjunct" is an assistant or person of lower rank.
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