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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.
These proposals would have the opposite effect to the one intended.
The car smashed into a lorry coming in the opposite direction.
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the design of buildings or public spaces in a way which discourages people from touching, climbing or sitting on them …
to ask people to vote in order to decide an issue
a situation in which a country's armed forces are physically present in an area of conflict …
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Definition of opposite from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.