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adjunct (s) (noun), adjuncts (pl)
1. Something attached to or joined to something else in a dependent or subordinate position: Mild exercise can be used as an adjunct to healing muscle pain along with medication.

The internet can be used as an adjunct to textbook and classroom learning.

2. A person associated with someone in a subordinate or auxiliary capacity: Harvey was serving as an adjunct teacher in the high school until a fully qualified teacher arrived.
3. A phrase or word which provides additional information about the meaning of a verb in a sentence that, while it is not essential to the structure of the sentence, it increases its meaning by adding time, place, manner, etc.: The phrase "for more than thirty minutes" is an adjunct, as in "Tami and Shane had to wait for more than thirty minutes before the bus finally arrived."
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adjunct (adjective), more adjunct, most adjunct
1. Added or joined to another thing so it can be used with it: "Clyde had a massage as an adjunct treatment of his sore shoulder."
2. Attached to a faculty or staff in a temporary or auxiliary capacity of an educational institution: "Roberto was an adjunct professor of biology at the local college."
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