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opposite

adjective
 
 
/ˈɒpəzɪt/
OTHER SIDE B1 in a position facing something or someone but on the other side: on the opposite page in the opposite corner We live on opposite sides of the city. I noticed a gate at the opposite end of the courtyard.Through, across, opposite and againstDirection of motionPoints of the compass
DIFFERENT B2 completely different: Police attempts to calm the violence had completely the opposite effect.Opposites
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