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

     

    oblique

     adjective
    adjective
    BrE BrE//əˈbliːk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//əˈbliːk//
     
     
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  1. 1not expressed or done in a direct way synonym indirect an oblique reference/approach/comment
  2. 2(of a line) sloping at an angle
  3. 3oblique angle an angle that is not an angle of 90° The extension was built at an oblique angle to the house.
  4. Word Origin late Middle English: from Latin obliquus.

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