Definition of 'adjacent'
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Example sentences containing 'adjacent'
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She was answered by two passengers in adjacent seats. Times, Sunday Times (2011)We habitually book a whole row of three plus the adjacent one across the aisle. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There were two couples at an adjacent table. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Carbon monoxide leaked through gaps above the false ceiling between the boiler room and their adjacent bedroom. The Sun (2015)He does not look my way as he positions himself between two blue poles adjacent to me. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Secure storage capacity has to be enhanced and an adjacent building is to become a new exhibition space. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Equipment is often housed in the backs of motor vans or across the street in an adjacent building. Corporate Cloak and Dagger (1994)They are assigned to a parking lot adjacent to the stadium and are allowed its use free of charge. Going For It!: How to Succeed As an Entrepreneur (1986)Would it not be logical for him to enable these schools to share their facilities with pupils in adjacent areas? Times, Sunday Times (2007)Cafe area clean with adjacent bar. The Sun (2009)One Russian family has two adjacent houses. Times, Sunday Times (2011)There is planning consent for a swimming pool, guest house and tennis court on the adjacent land. Times, Sunday Times (2014)A church owns a house adjacent to its parking lot. Christianity Today (2000)He went crashing into the wire fence of an adjacent building site, but he did not go down. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The two tables were adjacent. Times, Sunday Times (2010)The teams are adjacent in the table, either side of the line that two months hence will distinguish the safe from the sunk. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The boxers are busy changing into red or blue strips in an adjacent room, in which they will be based until their time comes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Previously, the occupants of our three adjacent houses had got on exceptionally well for 15 years. Times, Sunday Times (2013)If the food is thicker, heat spreads to adjacent areas, both during and after cooking. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It's a bumpy drive down the old farm track, but the farmer will let you park in the adjacent field. Times, Sunday Times (2014)Other offences considered more serious include parking more than 50cm from the kerb, parking adjacent to a dropped kerb and stopping outside a school. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Translations for 'adjacent'
British English: adjacent /əˈdʒeɪsnt/ ADJECTIVE
If two things are adjacent, they are next to each other.
He sat in an adjacent room.
- American English: adjacent
- Arabic: مُجاوِر
- Brazilian Portuguese: adjacente
- Chinese: 邻近的
- Croatian: susjedan
- Czech: přilehlý
- Danish: tilstødende
- Dutch: aangrenzend
- European Spanish: adyacente
- Finnish: viereinen
- French: adjacent
- German: angrenzend
- Greek: διπλανός
- Italian: adiacente
- Japanese: 近接した
- Korean: 인접한
- Norwegian: tilstøtende
- Polish: sąsiadujący
- European Portuguese: adjacente
- Romanian: alăturat
- Russian: смежный
- Spanish: adyacente
- Swedish: närliggande
- Thai: ติดกัน
- Turkish: bitişik
- Ukrainian: сусідній
- Vietnamese: liền kề
Definition of adjacent from the Collins English Dictionary
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