oppose

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oppose is one of the 1000 most common headwords.
oppose

Pronunciation[change]

Verb[change]

Plain form
oppose

Third-person singular
opposes

Past tense
opposed

Past participle
opposed

Present participle
opposing

  1. (transitive) If you oppose something, you try to stop it or fight against it.
    We would strongly oppose any changes.
    Do you favor or oppose more taxes?
    The opposing team just scored again.


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