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English definition of “side”

side

noun [C] (EDGE)    /saɪd/
A2 an edge or border of something: A square has four sides. There are trees on both sides of the road . They were surrounded on all sides/on every side by curious children .Edges and extremities of objectsSurfaces of objects -sided     /-ɪd/ suffix A square is a four-sided figure . a many-sided question a steep-sided hill ComplexityDifficult to understandEdges and extremities of objectsSurfaces of objectsParts of geometrical shapes
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