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"adjacent" in British English

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adjacentadjective

uk   us   /əˈdʒeɪ.sənt/ formal
C2 very near, next to, or ​touching: They ​work in adjacent ​buildings. They ​lived in a ​house adjacent to the ​railway.

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(Definition of adjacent from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"adjacent" in American English

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adjacentadjective [not gradable]

 us   /əˈdʒeɪ·sənt/
very near, or with nothing in between: They ​work in adjacent ​buildings. geometry Two ​angles are adjacent if they are next to each other and ​share a ​line.
(Definition of adjacent from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “adjacent”
in Spanish adyacente…
in Vietnamese liền kề…
in Malaysian bersebelahan…
in Thai ติดกัน…
in French adjacent…
in German angrenzend…
in Chinese (Simplified) 邻近的, 毗连的…
in Turkish yanyana, bitişik, ilişik…
in Russian примыкающий…
in Indonesian berdampingan…
in Chinese (Traditional) 鄰近的, 毗連的…
in Polish sąsiedni, sąsiadujący, przyległy…
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