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English definition of “opposite”


adjective [not gradable] (DIFFERENT)   /ˈɑp·ə·zɪt, -sɪt/
completely different: We turned and walked in the opposite direction. People often believe the exact opposite of what you tell them. His efforts to intimidate his enemies produced just the opposite effect (= made them braver).
(Definition of opposite adjective (DIFFERENT) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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