antipode

[ an-ti-pohd ]
/ ˈæn tɪˌpoʊd /
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noun

a direct or exact opposite.

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Origin of antipode

First recorded in 1540–50; back formation from antipodes
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British Dictionary definitions for antipode

antipode
/ (ˈæntɪpəʊd) /

noun

the exact or direct opposite
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