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juxtapose v : place side by side; "The fauvists juxtaposed strong colors"

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From French juxtaposer, corresponding to juxta- + pose, derived from Latin iuxta + ponere.


  • /ˈʤʌkstəpəʊz/ (UK)
  • Rhymes: -əʊz


  1. To place side by side, especially for contrast or comparison.
    • 2006, Scarnati, Chris, "We should follow New Jersey's lead on this one", YourCranberry:
      "In juxtaposing the youth athletes of our grandparents' generation with those of the modern era, we're essentially comparing Volkswagen Beetles to Hummers."


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Juxtapose is the fifth album of Bristol, England rapper/producer Tricky, in collaboration with DJ Muggs and Grease (DMX). Two tracks with DJ Muggs find their way to the first and only single "For Real" ("Pop Muzik", a cover of the song by M) and the Japan release ("Who"). Martina Topley-Bird is not on the album, instead Kioka Williams is doing most of the female vocals on the album and the following tours. The album also features a British rapper called Mad Dog on two tracks.

Track listing

  1. "For Real"
  2. "Bom Bom Diggy"
  3. "Contradictive"
  4. "She Said"
  5. "I Like the Girls"
  6. "Hot Like a Sauna"
  7. "Call Me"
  8. "Wash My Soul"
  9. "Hot Like a Sauna" (Metal Mix)
  10. "Scrappy Love"
juxtapose in French: Juxtapose

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