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Definition 1: the act of making or becoming a single unit - [noun denoting act]

Samples where jointure or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • the union of opposing factions
  • he looked forward to the unification of his family for the holidays

Synonyms for jointure in the sense of this definition

(jointure is a kind of ...) the act of combining things to form a new whole

(... is a kind of jointure ) the union of diverse things into one body or form or group; the growing together of parts

(... is a kind of jointure ) the act of coming together again

"monetary unification precipitated the reunification of the German state in October 1990"

(... is a kind of jointure ) the act of making tribal; unification on a tribal basis

(... is a kind of jointure ) having the function of uniting a group of similar things

"the Democratic Party is an umbrella for many liberal groups" "under the umbrella of capitalism"

Definition 2: (law) an estate secured to a prospective wife as a marriage settlement in lieu of a dower - [noun denoting possession]

Synonyms for jointure in the sense of this definition

(jointure is a kind of ...) everything you own; all of your assets (whether real property or personal property) and liabilities

(jointure belongs to category ...) the collection of rules imposed by authority

"civilization presupposes respect for the law" "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"

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