opposition

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ɒpəˈzɪʃən/
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Noun[change]

Singular
opposition

Plural
oppositions

  1. (uncountable) Opposition to something, is an action or hope to stop it.
    There was strong opposition to the change from parents.
  2. (uncountable) The opposition is the person or group that you are competing against.
    There was a series of meetings between the leaders of the Government and the opposition parties.

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