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English definition of “right-hand”

right-hand

adjective [always before noun]     /ˌraɪtˈhænd/
A2 on the right of something: On the right-hand side you'll see a sign .General location and orientation
sb's right-hand man/woman the person that you most trust and depend on, especially at work Employees and colleaguesHelpers and accomplicesPeople who help or serve people professionally
(Definition of right-hand adjective from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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