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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 con·ju·ga·tion /ˌkɑnʤəˈgeʃən/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 con·ju·ga·tion /ˌkɑnʤəˈgeʃən/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Con·ju·ga·tion n.
 1. the act of uniting or combining; union; assemblage. [Obs.]
    Mixtures and conjugations of atoms.   --Bentley.
 2. Two things conjoined; a pair; a couple. [Obs.]
    The sixth conjugations or pair of nerves.   --Sir T. Browne.
 3. Gram. (a) The act of conjugating a verb or giving in order its various parts and inflections. (b) A scheme in which are arranged all the parts of a verb. (c) A class of verbs conjugated in the same manner.
 4. Biol. A kind of sexual union; -- applied to a blending of the contents of two or more cells or individuals in some plants and lower animals, by which new spores or germs are developed.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the state of being joined together [syn: junction, conjunction,
      2: the inflection of verbs
      3: the complete set of inflected forms of a verb
      4: a class of verbs having the same inflectional forms
      5: the act of pairing a male and female for reproductive
         purposes; "the casual couplings of adolescents"; "the
         mating of some species occurs only in the spring" [syn: coupling,
          mating, pairing, union, sexual union]
      6: the act of making or becoming a single unit; "the union of
         opposing factions"; "he looked forward to the unification
         of his family for the holidays" [syn: union, unification,
          uniting, jointure] [ant: disunion]