Meaning of 一方 in Japanese

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Definition of 一方

  1. (n) one (esp. of two); the other; one way; the other way; one direction; the other direction; one side; the other side; one party; the other party

    The floor was painted green, while the walls were yellow.

  2. (conj) on the one hand; on the other hand →Related words: 他方

    But, then again, Latin was already a "dead language" by that time.

  3. whereas; although; but at the same time; meanwhile; in turn
  4. (n-adv, n-suf) (after noun, adjective-stem or plain verb) just keeps; being inclined to ...; tending to be ...; tending to do ...; continuously ...; just keeps on; only

    I always buy the English-language books I come across at bookstores. But since I never read them, all they do is pile up.

  1. (n) one person
  2. (adj-na) (often in negative form) ordinary; common

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