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left

noun
 
 
/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.General location and orientation
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 Political movements and groups
Translations of “left”
in Arabic يَسار…
in Korean 왼쪽…
in Malaysian parti haluan kiri…
in French gauche…
in Turkish sol taraf…
in Italian sinistra…
in Chinese (Traditional) 方向, 左邊,左側…
in Russian левая сторона…
in Polish lewa (strona), lewo…
in Vietnamese cánh tả…
in Spanish izquierda…
in Portuguese esquerda, lado esquerdo…
in Thai เอียงซ้าย (พรรคการเมือง)…
in German die Linke…
in Catalan esquerra…
in Japanese 左(側)…
in Indonesian sayap kiri…
in Chinese (Simplified) 方向, 左边,左侧…
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