Meaning of “left” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun uk us /left/

A2 [ no plural ] the left side:

Ned's the man sitting on my left in that photo.
Jean's house is last on the left.
the Left/left

political groups that believe that power and money should be shared more equally among people:

The proposals were sharply criticized by the Left.
→ Opposite right noun

(Definition of “left noun” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)