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left-handed

adjective uk   /ˌleftˈhæn.dɪd/ us  
using your left hand to write and do most things: Are you left-handed? a left-handed bowler designed to be used by a left-handed person: left-handed scissors done using the left hand: a left-handed golf swing
left-handed
adverb uk   us  
with the left hand
left-handedness
noun [U] uk   /-nəs/ us  
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