What is another word for opponent?

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Noun
One that takes a position opposite another in a competition or conflict
“Mrs Kennedy's opponent in the leadership contest.”
Noun
A person who disagrees with or resists a proposal or practice
“He was an eloquent opponent of the exercise of arbitrary power by governments the world over.”
Noun
One that is hostile toward another
“The senator has many political opponents who would love to ruin his career.”
Noun
One who brings a charge of crime or fault
Noun
A person who fights a duel
Noun
A side, party
Noun
A participant in a dispute
Noun
A party suing or being sued in a lawsuit, or otherwise calling upon the judicial process to determine the outcome of a suit
Noun
A person taking part in a sport or game
Noun
A person who expresses an unfavourable opinion of something
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