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English definition of “opposite”

opposite

adjective (FACING)    /ˈɒp.ə.zɪt/ US  /ˈɑː.pə-/
B1 being in a position on the other side; facing: My brother and I live on opposite sides of London. The map on the opposite page shows where these birds commonly breed. They sat at opposite ends of the table (to/from each other), refusing to talk.Through, across, opposite and against facing the speaker or stated person or thing: If you want to buy tickets, you need to go to the counter opposite. Who owns that shop opposite (= on the other side of the road)?Through, across, opposite and against
(Definition of opposite adjective (FACING) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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