1. Joined together; combined: "social order and prosperity, the conjoint aims of government" (John K. Fairbank).
2. Of, consisting of, or involving two or more combined or associated entities; joint.
[Middle English, from Old French, past participle of conjoindre, to conjoin; see CONJOIN.]
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