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English definition of “opposite”

opposite

adjective     /ˈɒpəzɪt/
completely different: opposite to sth This year's conference is completely opposite to last year's, which was very poorly attended . The new rates of pay were intended to increase staff morale , but they had the opposite effect .
in a position on the other side to something: the opposite side/end/edge to sth We're on the opposite side of the city to the airport .
facing you or facing someone or something: If you want to buy tickets , you need to go to the counter opposite.
(Definition of opposite adjective from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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