Definition of adjacent adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//əˈdʒeɪsnt//
; NAmE NAmE//əˈdʒeɪsnt//
House location
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(of an area, a building, a room, etc.) next to or near something The planes landed on adjacent runways. adjacent to something Our farm land was adjacent to the river. The vineyards of Verzy lie adjacent to those of Verzenay. There is a row of houses immediately adjacent to the factory. See related entries: House location Word Originlate Middle English: from Latin adjacent- ‘lying near to’, from adjacere, from ad- ‘to’ + jacere ‘lie down’.
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