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preposition     opposite pronunciation in British English
/ˈɒpəzɪt/
  1. 1
    across from or facing someone or something

    the bus stop opposite the cinema

    Adam took the seat opposite her.

  2. 2
    together with someone else as the other of the two main actors in a play or film
    play opposite someone:

    Tom Hanks has played opposite Meg Ryan in three hit films.

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a rise in the level of a stream or river

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