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side

noun (PART)    /saɪd/
A2 [C] a part of something, especially in relation to a real or imagined central line: He likes to sleep on the right side of the bed. In Britain, cars drive on the left side of the road. There is no money on my mother's side (of the family). I could just see Joan on the far/other side of the room. Children came running from all sides (= from all directions).Words meaning parts of things C2 [C usually singular] the part of the body from under the arm to the top of the leg: I have a pain in my side.The human torso [C] UK a television channel: What side is 'Coronation Street' on?Television from side to side B2 from left to right and from right to left: The curtains were swinging from side to side in the breeze.Backwards, sideways and back and forth [C usually singular] half of an animal's body, considered as meat: She bought a side of lamb from the butcher's shop.Cuts of meat -sided     /-ɪd/ suffix A square is a four-sided figure. a many-sided question a steep-sided hillComplexityDifficult to understandEdges and extremities of objectsSurfaces of objectsParts of geometrical shapes
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