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Definition of "conjoint" [con•joint]

  • Joined together; combined: "social order and prosperity, the conjoint aims of government” ( John K. Fairbank). (adjective)
  • Of, consisting of, or involving two or more combined or associated entities; joint. (adjective)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "conjoint" in a sentence
  • "Two subsumptively unified states will have what they call a conjoint phenomenology: a phenomenology of having both states at once that subsumes the phenomenology of the individual states:"
  • "This process by which utilities are simultaneously assigned within classes and in total so as to satisfy an additivity property has become known as conjoint measurement."
  • "These early forays into so-called conjoint therapy were inspired in part by psychiatrist Harry Stack Sullivan, the one who argued that life is a series of “security operations” to fend off anxiety."