collocation

Definitions of collocation
  1. noun
    the act of positioning close together (or side by side)
    synonyms: apposition, juxtaposition
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    types:
    tessellation
    the careful juxtaposition of shapes in a pattern
    type of:
    emplacement, locating, location, placement, position, positioning
    the act of putting something in a certain place
  2. noun
    a grouping of words in a sentence
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    type of:
    language unit, linguistic unit
    one of the natural units into which linguistic messages can be analyzed
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