Adjacent - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |əˈdʒeɪsnt|  American pronunciation of the word adjacent
Brit.  |əˈdʒeɪs(ə)nt|  British pronunciation of the word adjacent

adjective

- nearest in space or position; immediately adjoining without intervening space(syn: next)

had adjacent rooms

- having a common boundary or edge; abutting; touching (syn: conterminous, contiguous, neighboring)
- near or close to but not necessarily touching

lands adjacent to the mountains
New York and adjacent cities

Examples

...their house is adjacent to a wooded park...

We stayed in adjacent rooms.

the building adjacent to the library

New York and adjacent cities

...the explosion left little pockmarks all over the face of the adjacent building...

One could hear continuous weeping from the adjacent room.

...our hotel in Montreal was adjacent to a noisy carrefour...

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