Meaning of “ajar” in the English Dictionary

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"ajar" in British English

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ajaradjective [ after verb ]

uk /əˈdʒɑːr/ us /əˈdʒɑːr/

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

"ajar" in American English

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ajaradjective

us /əˈdʒɑr/

almost shut; slightly open:

I left the door ajar so that I could hear the baby.
Note: Used to describe the position of a door.

(Definition of “ajar” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)