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Adjective
(of two or more things) Contrasting or conflicting with each other
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“North American audiences will be exposed to two diametrically opposed interpretations of the material when he brings the project to their towns.”
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Hostile or antagonistic against something or someone
“Personally, I am adamantly opposed to armed force and belong to a peace church that has a 450-year history of speaking out against all violence.”
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Objecting to a view, statement, policy or opinion
“I am opposed to the idea of reduced reservation for the following reasons.”
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In a state of hostile conflict
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“War today just simply does not match the traditional concept of two opposed armies.”
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Reluctant or averse to doing something
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Not favorable or advantageous to a given goal or task
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Opposed to the practice or legalization of abortion
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Opposed to modernity or modernization
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Simultaneously experiencing opposing or contradictory feelings or views
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Opposed to the military or to military activities
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Past tense for to defy or put up an opposition to
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“They came to oppose attempts by the London fire authority to remove one of the station's two engines.”
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Past tense for to be pitted against in a competition (or conflict)
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“The Warriors, playing with all freshmen and sophomores, will now prepare for the state semifinals where the team will oppose Arlington St.”
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Past tense for to neutralize, reverse, or balance out a force or action
“By electromagnetic induction, a countercurrent will be induced into the coil, which will oppose the incoming current.”
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Past tense for to refuse or be unwilling to allow or grant
“I hope that when we have all met and discussed the whole question together, we shall be thoroughly determined to oppose the Bill to the utmost of our power.”
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Past tense for to reject or argue against a statement, idea or theory
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“I staunchly oppose any notion that troops in the middle of the battlefield be required to administer warnings to capture combatants.”
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Past tense for to disagree or clash with on an issue
“Liberals and conservatives will typically loudly oppose each other in public on social issues.”
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Past tense for to criticize or find fault with someone
“We must oppose him for his pandering to questionable lobby groups.”
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Past tense for to cause to fail, or to make great attempts to
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Past tense for to resist or endure (something) successfully
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Past tense for to defy or challenge someone or something with hostile or argumentative intent
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Past tense for to disregard the rules and refuse to conform
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Past tense for to reason earnestly with a person on some impropriety of conduct
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Past tense for to feel an intense dislike for
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Past tense for to protect or shield from harm or danger
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Past tense for to dissent or rebel against
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Past tense for to prohibit or interdict a given action or process
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Past tense for to differ strikingly or to be an unsuitable match
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Past tense for to compete against in a play-off
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Past tense for to express an unfavorable opinion (of something)
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Past tense for to criticize or scold sternly
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Past tense for to counteract or equal the effect or importance of
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Past tense for to enter or participate in a contest, usually as a political candidate
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