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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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