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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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American English version of definition of opposite
a paid holiday given to a new employee before they start their job
a small round hat worn by Jewish men
an expandable stick which you attach to a mobile phone or camera to help you take a selfie …
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Definition of opposite from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.