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A Proto-Indo-European root meaning ‘to join’

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Mid 19th century (earlier (Middle English) as juxtaposition ): from French juxtaposer, from Latin juxta ‘next’ + French poser ‘to place’.

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Early 17th century (in the senses ‘harmonize discrepancies’ and ‘assess loss or damages’): from obsolete French adjuster, from Old French ajoster ‘to approximate’, based on Latin ad– ‘to’ + juxta ‘near’.

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