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adjective [usually before noun] opposite pronunciation in American English /ˈɑpəzɪt/
  1. 1
    completely different

    These proposals would have the opposite effect from the one intended.

    from the opposite direction:

    The car smashed into a truck coming from the opposite direction.

  2. 2
    across from or on the other side of someone or something

    On the opposite side of the road from the school was the church.

    A picture on the opposite page caught her attention.

    They sat at opposite ends of the room.


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