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Collocation

Col`lo`ca´tion
n.1.The act of placing; the state of being placed with something else; disposition in place; arrangement.
The choice and collocation of words.
- Sir W. Jones.
2.(Linguistics) a combination of related words within a sentence that occurs more frequently than would be predicted in a random arrangement of words; a combination of words that occurs with sufficient frequency to be recongizable as a common combination, especially a pair of words that occur adjacent to each other. Also called stable collocation. Combinations of words having intervening words between them, such as verb and object pairs, may also be collocations.
Noun1.collocation - a grouping of words in a sentence
2.collocation - the act of positioning close together (or side by side); "it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors"

COLLOCATION, French law. The act by which the creditors of an estate are arranged in the order in which they are to be paid according to law. The order in which the creditors-are placed, is also called collocation. Merl. Rep. h.t. Vide Marshalling Assets.

collocation - co-location
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