Academic Word List

The 570 most common words in English academic texts

Type: preposition, adjective

Definitions: (preposition) If two things are adjacent to each other, there is nothing in between them. (adjective) If something is adjacent, it is next to something else.

Examples: (preposition) There is one large stand for fans adjacent to the football field. (preposition) The cinema was immediately adjacent to our house, so that every night we could hear the film. (adjective) It’s a lovely room, complete with adjacent shower and rest area. (adjective) The house has an adjacent garage.

Synonyms: adjectives: adjoining, beside, touching. prepositions: adjoining, beside, near.

Academic Word List Sublist and Group: 10 B

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