対 means 'vis-a-vis'

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Strokes : 7    Frequency: 81   JLPT: N3    Usefulness: 3    Study set: 3-1    Grade: 3   Intermediate lesson: 7    Beginner lesson: -   Begins 266 words   Used in 562 words   Used in 101 names   Not used as a component
Jōyō (常用)
   タイ   ツイ
Kun    あいて   こたえる   そろ   つれあ   なら   むか
Name    つし
⿰   literature   inch  
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In the most useful 10,000 words in Japanese, 対 is used 26 times, read 2 ways.
Across all words in Japanese, 対 is used 545 times, read 3 ways (with 1 variation).
タイ : 516 words FIND ALL
Most common form: はんたい
1. opposition; resistance; antagonism; hostility; objection; dissension
2. reverse; opposite; vice versa; contrast
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ツイ : 24 words FIND ALL
pair; couple
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むか : 2 words FIND ALL
Most common form: 向う
'u' godan verb, intransitive verb
1. to face
2. to go towards; to head towards
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つし: 3 words. FIND ALL
Wu-dynasty reading of Chinese characters
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An additional 18 less common words include 対 but the reading has not yet been categorized.
Henshall: 356 (originally: 336)  Joy o' Kanji : 336  Key to Kanji: 695 

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タイ   ツイ    vis-a-vis   
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スン   inch
ブン   モン    literature   ふみ a letter   
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