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adjective left pronunciation in British English /left/
  1. on the side of your body that is to the west if you are facing north
    He wore a wedding ring on his left hand.
    Your left eye looks sore.
    She had seriously damaged her left knee in the previous game.
    1. a.
      on the left side of something
      the bottom left corner of the screen
      We took a left turn when we should have gone right.
      the left and right margins



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