disjuncture

n. act of disjoining; separation, disconnection, detachment

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Disjuncture — Dis*junc ture (?; 135), n. The act of disjoining, or state of being disjoined; separation. Fuller. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • disjuncture — noun A lack of union, or lack of coordination, or separation. In this chapter, we look at how women coordinate the everyday scheduling disjuncture between paid employment, both theirs and their husbands, and the scheduling of the school …   Wiktionary

  • disjuncture — noun (C, U) a difference between two things that you would expect to be in agreement: a disjuncture between his private and public life …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • disjuncture — noun Etymology: Middle English, modification (influenced by Latin disjunctus) of Anglo French desjointure, from desjoint disjoint Date: 14th century disjunction 1 …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • disjuncture — /dis jungk cheuhr/, n. the act of disjoining or the state of being disjoined; disjunction. [1350 1400; ME ( < AF) < ML disjunctura, equiv. to L disjunct(us) (see DISJUNCT) + ura URE] * * * …   Universalium

  • disjuncture — (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The act or an instance of separating one thing from another: detachment, disjunction, disseverance, disseverment, disunion, division, divorce, divorcement, parting, partition, separation, severance, split. See ASSEMBLE …   English dictionary for students

  • disjuncture — noun a separation or disconnection …   English new terms dictionary

  • disjuncture — dis·juncture …   English syllables

  • disjuncture — dis•junc•ture [[t]dɪsˈdʒʌŋk tʃər[/t]] n. the act of disjoining or the state of being disjoined; disjunction • Etymology: 1350–1400; ME (< AF) < ML …   From formal English to slang

  • disjuncture — /dɪsˈdʒʌŋktʃə/ (say dis jungkchuh) noun 1. the act of disjoining. 2. the state of being disjoined …   Australian English dictionary

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