Definitions for opposition

Definitions for (noun) opposition

Main entry: resistance, opposition

Definition: the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with

Usage: he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens; despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead

Main entry: opposition, confrontation

Definition: the act of hostile groups opposing each other

Usage: the government was not ready for a confrontation with the unions; the invaders encountered stiff opposition

Main entry: opposition

Definition: a body of people united in opposing something

Main entry: Opposition

Definition: the major political party opposed to the party in office and prepared to replace it if elected

Usage: Her Majesty's loyal opposition

Main entry: enemy, foe, foeman, opposition

Definition: an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)

Usage: a soldier must be prepared to kill his enemies

Main entry: opponent, opposite, opposition

Definition: a contestant that you are matched against

Main entry: opposition

Definition: a direction opposite to another

Main entry: oppositeness, opposition

Definition: the relation between opposed entities

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