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Borrowed from French juxtaposer, corresponding to juxta- + pose, derived from Latin iuxtā (near, next to) + pōnō (place).

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juxtapose (third-person singular simple present juxtaposes, present participle juxtaposing, simple past and past participle juxtaposed)

  1. (transitive) To place side by side, especially for contrast or comparison.
    • 2006, Scarnati, Chris, "We should follow New Jersey's lead on this one", YourCranberry:
      "In juxtaposing the youth athletes of our grandparents' generation with those of the modern era, we're essentially comparing Volkswagen Beetles to Hummers."

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