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disjunctĭo or dījunctio , ōnis, f. disjungo,
I.a separation (a Ciceron. word).
II. In partic.
A. In philos. lang., an opposition of two propositions disjunctively connected in a syllogism, Cic. N. D. 1, 25, 70; id. Top. 14, 56; id. Ac. 2, 30, 97; id. Fat. 16, 37; cf. disjunctus.—
B. In rhet., a fig. of speech.
1. Corresp. to the Gr. διεζευγμένον, Cic. de Or. 3, 54, 207 (quoted in Quint. 9, 1, 35); Auct. Her. 4, 27; Gell. 2, 7 fin.
2. Corresp. to the Gr. συνωνυμία, i. e. the use of different words or phrases having the same import, Quint. 9, 3, 45.
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