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6 entries found for corner.
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Main Entry: 1cor·ner
Pronunciation: primarystresskodotr-nschwar
Function: noun
1 a : the point or place where edges or sides meet : ANGLE b : the place where two streets or roads meet c : a piece designed to form, mark, or protect a corner
2 : a place far away from ordinary affairs or life <a quiet corner of the town>
3 : a position from which escape or retreat is difficult or impossible <was backed into a corner>
4 : control or ownership of enough of the available supply of something to control its price
- cor·nered /-nschward/ adjective
- around the corner : being about to happen : near in time or place <good times are just around the corner>

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