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English definition of “corner”

corner

noun [C]     /ˈkɔː.nər/ US  /ˈkɔːr.nɚ/
A2 the point, area, or line that is formed by the meeting of two lines, surfaces, roads, etc.: You drive round corners too fast - just slow down! There's a postbox on the corner (= the place where the street crosses another). Click the icon in the bottom right-hand corner of the screen. I've got a bruise where I hit my leg against the corner of the table. They only live just around/round the corner (= very close although not in the same road) - so we see them all the time.Describing angles, lines and orientationsRoad junctions C2 a part of a larger area, often somewhere quiet or far away: They live in a remote corner of Scotland, miles from the nearest store. a kick in football or a shot in hockey that is taken from the corner of the playing areaFootball/soccerGeneral terms used in ball sportsHockeyGeneral terms used in ball sports
(Definition of corner noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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