Meaning of adjoining in English:


Pronunciation /əˈdʒɔɪnɪŋ/

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  • (of a building, room, or piece of land) next to or joined with.

    ‘I was in an adjoining room and could hear voices’
    • ‘they ended up buying the adjoining land’
    • ‘The university subsequently expanded the Belfield Campus portfolio to include adjoining properties.’
    • ‘His remains were removed to the Church of the Assumption in Templeorum, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.’
    • ‘All too soon you will be shepherded into an adjoining area for the actual tasting.’
    • ‘Following Requiem Mass burial took place in the adjoining cemetery the next day.’
    • ‘We will now be able to sell the remaining part of the adjoining block to recoup some of our costs.’
    • ‘Some live in restricted areas in the West Bank, some in adjoining Arab countries, some in the United States.’
    • ‘The planned development in Lowndes Square is currently two adjoining townhouses, which were split into nine separate apartments in 1998.’
    • ‘The plant has a rural location with an adjoining farm which is also owned by the business.’
    • ‘The Grotto of St Paul, below the adjoining Chapel of St Publius, is the main point of interest.’
    • ‘She chased the spider from its web onto adjoining vegetation to which the lead threads of the web were attached.’
    • ‘Demolition will start next week on an adjoining building, with some initial work starting at the same time.’
    • ‘The old house was moved to an adjoining lot on Walnut Street, just around the corner from its original location.’
    • ‘Interment took place in the adjoining cemetery, following Requiem Mass at 2 pm on Wednesday, January 26.’
    • ‘No adjoining land is available for the station expansion.’
    • ‘This variety of riverine habitat supports a different range of species, which greatly add to the value of the adjoining meadows.’
    • ‘It is fitted with traditional pine presses with further storage available in the adjoining utility room.’
    • ‘The judgment was ambiguous over the adjoining 1.8 square mile plot, opening the way for both sides to claim it.’
    • ‘Between them they gave a clear succinct presentation of how our and adjoining communities see the way forward.’