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English definition of “polarity”

polarity

noun [U] uk   /pəˈlær.ə.ti/ us    /poʊˈler.ə.t̬i/

polarity noun [U] (OPPOSITE)

the quality of being opposite: The film is based on the polarity of the two main characters.Opposites

polarity noun [U] (PLACE)

the quality of having two poles: reversed polarityOpposites
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