Posted on

Pronunciation of Adjuncts: Learn how to pronounce Adjuncts in English correctly

Learn how to say Adjuncts correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word adjunct:

1a thing added to something else as a supplementary rather than an essential part:
computer technology is an adjunct to learning
a person who is another’s assistant or subordinate:
a talented adjunct desperately grabbing at officer status
2 Grammar a word or phrase that constitutes an optional element or is considered of secondary importance in a sentence, for example on the table in we left some flowers on the table.
(in systemic grammar) an obligatory or optional adverbial functioning as a constituent of clause structure.
connected or added to something:
other adjunct therapies include immunotherapy
North American (of an academic post) attached to the staff of a university in a temporary or assistant capacity:
an adjunct professor of entomology

Pronunciation: /əˈdʒʌŋ(k)tɪv/

early 16th century (as an adjective meaning ‘joined on, subordinate’): from Latin adjunctus, past participle of adjungere (see adjoin)