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a·jar

 (ə-jär′)
adv. & adj.
Partially opened: left the door ajar.

[Middle English on char : on, in; see on + char, turn (from Old English cierr).]

ajar

(əˈdʒɑː)
adj, adv (postpositive)
(esp of a door or window) slightly open
[C18: altered form of obsolete on char, literally: on the turn; char, from Old English cierran to turn]

ajar

(əˈdʒɑː)
adj
(postpositive) not in harmony
[C19: altered form of at jar at discord. See jar2]

a•jar1

(əˈdʒɑr)

adj., adv.
neither entirely open nor entirely shut; partly open.
[1350–1400; Middle English on char on the turn; see a-1, char3]

a•jar2

(əˈdʒɑr)

adv., adj.
in contradiction to; at variance with: a story ajar with the facts.
[1545–55; for at jar at discord; compare jar3 (n.)]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.ajar - slightly openajar - slightly open; "the door was ajar"  
open, unfastened - affording unobstructed entrance and exit; not shut or closed; "an open door"; "they left the door open"

ajar

adjective open, gaping, agape, partly open, unclosed He left the door ajar in case I needed him.
Translations
مَفْتُوح جُزْئِيَّاً
pootevřený
opinn til hálfs/í hálfa gátt
praviras
pusvirus
pootvorený

ajar

[əˈdʒɑːʳ] ADVentreabierto
to leave the door ajardejar entreabierta la puerta, no cerrar completamente la puerta, entrecerrar la puerta (Mex)

ajar

[əˈdʒɑːr] adj [door] → entrouvert(e)
She went out, leaving the door ajar → Elle est sortie en laissant la porte entrouverte.

ajar

adj advangelehnt

ajar

[əˈdʒɑːʳ] adv & adjsocchiuso/a

ajar

(əˈdʒaː) adjective
partly open. The door was ajar when I returned.
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The sports and cultural events organized at the district level have got participants from 19 blocks and approximately 200 children have participated as well," said Ajad.
His nearest rival Ajad Shrestha secured a total 283 votes.
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''To expect the king to remain on the sidelines when gun-toting guerrillas march in the streets leading to his palace would simply be unrealistic,'' said Ajad Subedi, a university teacher.
Ajad Anwar Wali, who worked for a furniture company, was kidnapped at the end of August from his Baghdad office.
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In the Karnataka town of Ramanagaram, India's largest silk cocoon market, Ajad and Marukh, both 10 years old, have been working in the silk industry since the age of five.
Tenders are invited for Construction of u-shap nali ward 5 saat sawar, ajad gali