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side

noun [C]
 
 
/saɪd/
one of the two or more people or groups who are arguing, discussing, or negotiating something: Despite the difficulties, the two sides say the direct talks were helpful.the other/opposite side The other side has legitimate concerns as well.on both sides of sth Activists on both sides of the gun control issue called the judge's decision important.
the ideas or opinions of one of the people or groups in an argument, discussion, or negotiation: sb's side of sth We want the public to hear our side of the story.
a particular part of a job, system, business, etc.: Legal requirements are one side of his new role.the business/commercial/creative side of sth I took the job because I wanted to explore the business side of radio.
take sb's side to decide whose opinion or belief you support in an argument: take sb's side on sth Most Democrats have taken the union's side on this issue.
→  See also demand side noun , safe adjective , supply side adjective
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