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Let 2l and 23 be categories. A functor F : YI 23 consists of two mappings (which are customarily denoted by the same symbol, namely by the one used to denote the whole functor), the one mapping obj2l into obj23, the other mapping the class of morphisms of into that of 23, such that: --+ (1) (2) (3) For a : a + b, F(a F(1a) 0 F(a): F(a) + F ( b ) , lF(a)3 p) = F(a) F ( B ) . ) Sometimes, the notion just described is named a covariant functor from CU to '23. A contravariant functor from CU to 23 is a functor from 2 l Q P to 23, Remark.

If we reformulate the definition of extension from the Introduction we obtain the following requirement: (1) There is a full embedding F : 2l + 23 such that, for every object a, U ( a ) c VF(a), and, for every morphism a: a -+ a' and x E U(u), ( V W (4 = (Q)) Let us refer to the situation described in (1) stating that (a,U ) has an extension in the stronger sense in (23, V ) . 7), in reasonable cases, having an extension (or even less than that) already implies having an extension in the stronger sense.

I. PRELIMINARIES Functors L : 2I 23, R : 23 2I are said to be adjoint ( L is said to be a left adjoint to R , R a right one to L ) if the functors -+ -+ 23(L-, -), 2 I ( - , R - ) : WP x 23-+ Set are naturally equivalent. 33. Functors L : 9I + 23, R : 23 -+ 2I are adjoint ( L a left adjoint to R ) iff there are natural transformations l%-+RoL, Q: LoR+lB such that e L L p = 1, and R e p R = 1,. (Let x,b: %(La,b) + %(a, Rb) be the natural equivalence. Put p, = X , , , ~ ( I ~ ~ ) ,e, = X,&(lRb). ) 34.