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English definition of “opposite”


preposition, adjective, adverb [not gradable] (FACING)   /ˈɑp·ə·zɪt, -sɪt/
being in a position on the other side; facing: The two settlements are on opposite sides of the river. We’re in the building opposite the gas station. She asked the man sitting opposite if she could borrow his newspaper.
(Definition of opposite preposition, adjective, adverb (FACING) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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