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horizontaladjective [not gradable]

us   /ˌhɔr·əˈzɑn·təl, ˌhɑr-/
flat or level; parallel with the ground: Keep the patient in a horizontal position with her feet slightly raised.
horizontally
adverb /ˌhɔr·əˈzɑn·təl·i, ˌhɑr-/
(Definition of horizontal from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)







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horizontaladjective

uk   /ˌhɒr.ɪˈzɒn.təl/ us   /ˌhɔːr.ɪˈzɑːn.t̬əl/
C1 parallel to the ground or to the bottom or top edge of something: Draw a horizontal line across the bottom of the page. Keep the patient horizontal with the feet slightly raised.

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horizontally
adverb uk   /ˌhɒr.ɪˈzɒn.təl.i/ us   /ˌhɔːr.ɪˈzɑːn.t̬əl.i/

horizontalnoun [C usually singular]

uk   /ˌhɒr.ɪˈzɒn.təl/ us   /ˌhɔːr.ɪˈzɑːn.t̬əl/
a horizontal line, surface, or position: Rotate it slowly from the horizontal into a vertical position.
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"horizontal" in Business English

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horizontaladjective

uk   /ˌhɒrɪˈzɒntəl/ us  
something that is horizontal goes across, level to the ground, rather than up or down: Horizontal drilling has given the oil industry a way to extract oil from places where it was once almost impossible.
relating to companies, departments, etc. that have the same activities as each other: a horizontal agreement/alliance
relating to a company or organization that has few or no different levels of management: The horizontal organization allows participants to solve many problems themselves. a horizontal management structure/system
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