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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 new word or phrase invented in the hope that it will become generally used
the distance from the centre of a circle to its edge, or a straight line from the centre to the edge
a collection of debris, mostly consisting of plastic, which moves around in the sea …
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Definition of opposite from the online English dictionary from Macmillan Publishers Limited.