over against

preposition

: as opposed to : in contrast with

Word History

First Known Use

1921, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of over against was in 1921

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“Over against.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/over%20against. Accessed 7 Feb. 2023.

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