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adjective [usually before noun] opposite pronunciation in British English /ˈɒpəzɪt/
  1. 1
    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.

  2. 2
    completely different

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

    in the opposite direction:

    The car smashed into a lorry coming in the opposite direction.



to fall over forwards so that your face hits the ground or another surface

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