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English definition of “polar”

polar

adjective uk   /ˈpəʊ.lər/ us    /ˈpoʊ.lɚ/

polar adjective (PLACE)

relating to the North or South Pole or the areas around them: the polar ice caps

polar adjective (OPPOSITE)

Polar opposites are complete opposites: The novel deals with the polar opposites of love and hate.
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