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Main Entry: 1opĚpoĚsite
Pronunciation: primarystressäp-schwa-zschwat, primarystressäp-sschwat
Function: adjective
1 a : being at the other end, side, or corner <lived on opposite sides of the street> <the opposite sides of a rectangle> b : being one of two angles of a four-sided figure (as a square or parallelogram) that are not next to each other
2 a : being in a position to oppose or cancel out <opposite sides of the question> b : as different as possible : CONTRARY <reached opposite conclusions> <went off in opposite directions>
3 : being the other of a matching or contrasting pair <the opposite sex>
- opĚpoĚsiteĚly adverb
- opĚpoĚsiteĚness noun

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