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Definition of “right-hand” - Learner’s Dictionary

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 workEmployees and colleaguesHelpers and accomplicesPeople who help or serve people professionally
Translations of “right-hand”
in Korean 오른쪽의, 우측의…
in Arabic عَلى يَمين…
in Portuguese da direita…
in Catalan dret…
in Japanese 右の, 右手の…
in Italian destra…
in Chinese (Traditional) 右邊的,右側的…
in Russian правый, находящийся справа…
in Turkish sağda, sağa, sağ taraftaki…
in Chinese (Simplified) 右边的,右侧的…
in Polish prawy…
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