AskDefine | Define colligation

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1 the state of being joined together [syn: junction, conjunction, conjugation]
2 the connection of isolated facts by a general hypothesis

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From Latin lang=la.


  1. The formulation of a general hypothesis which seeks to connect two or more facts.
  2. The co-occurrence of syntactic categories, usually within a sentence.


formulation of a general hypothesis
  • Korean: 종합
co-occurrence of syntactic categories
  • German: Kolligation

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