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bedsidenoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˈbed.saɪd/ us   /ˈbed.saɪd/
the area at the side of a bed: I like to have my phone at my bedside.
(Definition of bedside from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

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bedsidenoun [U]

us   /ˈbedˌsɑɪd/
the place next to a bed: She sat by his bedside, holding his hand.
adjective [not gradable] us   /ˈbedˌsɑɪd/
(Definition of bedside from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “bedside”
in Chinese (Simplified) 床边,床旁…
in Turkish yatak kenarı, başucu…
in Russian у постели, прикроватный…
in Chinese (Traditional) 床邊,床旁…
in Polish ≈ przy łóżku…
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