Juxtapose is defined as to put two things close to each other in order to highlight or compare the differences between them.(verb)
An example of juxtapose is when you put a very short book next to a very long book.
See juxtapose in Webster's New World College Dictionary
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transitive verb jux·ta·posed, jux·ta·pos·ing, jux·ta·pos·es
Origin: French juxtaposer
Origin: : Latin iūxtā, close by; see yeug- in Indo-European roots
Origin: + French poser, to place (from Old French; see pose1).
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