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Definition of polarity noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary



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  1. 1polarity (between A and B) (formal) the situation when two tendencies, opinions, etc. oppose each other the growing polarity between the left and right wings of the party
  2. 2[uncountable, countable] (physics) the condition of having two poles with opposite qualities the polarity of a magnet
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