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pronunciation:
left
parts of speech:
adjective, noun, adverb
features:
Word Combinations (adjective, noun)
part of speech: adjective
definition 1: of, located on, or pertaining to the side of the human body where the heart is located or to the side of any other thing in the same relative position.
A married woman typically wears a ring on her left hand.When you are facing north, west is on your left side.
antonyms:
right
definition 2: (often cap.) of or pertaining to liberal, socialist, or progressive political views and those who hold them. (Cf. right.)
antonyms:
right
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: the left side.
People drive on the left in England.
antonyms:
right
definition 2: (cap.) a political grouping of those who hold liberal, socialist, or progressive views (usu. prec. by the). (Cf. right.)
antonyms:
right
definition 3: in boxing, a blow struck with the left fist.
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part of speech: adverb
definition: on or in the direction of the left.
Go left at the next intersection.
antonyms:
right