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Adjective
Differing from or in conflict with each other
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“They successfully balance the often opposing themes of citizens as victims, and as active agents of change.”
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In conflict or competition with someone or something
“The boys soon began taunting and insulting good friends who were now on the opposing team.”
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Directly facing someone or something on the opposite side
“Adequate natural light and ventilation flow into all rooms with windows facing the opposing building without impairment of privacy.”
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Characteristic of, or in the manner of, an adversary
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Used or intended to defend or protect
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Simultaneously experiencing or expressing opposing or contradictory feelings, beliefs, or motivations
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Resistant to physical pressure
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In opposition to a majority or official opinion
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Tending to dissuade, or divert form a measure or purpose
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Not supporting
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Having or displaying a strong desire to be more successful than others
Preposition
In opposition to
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Showing a differentiation against
Verb
Present participle 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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Present participle for compare, play off
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Present participle for to attempt to stop the progression of
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Present participle for to cause to fail
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Present participle for to resist or endure (something) successfully
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Present participle for to feel an intense dislike for
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Present participle for to express one's opposition to or disagreement with something
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Present participle for state that one refuses to admit the truth or existence of
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Present participle for to come face to face with (someone) with hostile or argumentative intent
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Present participle for to rise in opposition
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Present participle for to differ strikingly or to be an unsuitable match
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Present participle for to express a different opinion
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Present participle for to analyze or argue against a claim or piece of information
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Present participle for rebel against
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Present participle for to fend off or defend against something hostile
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Present participle for to give force or effect toward
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Militating against
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Present participle for oppose
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Present participle for to express dissatisfaction or annoyance about something
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Present participle for to disregard the rules and refuse to conform
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Present participle for to act in an opposing or contrary manner
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Present participle for to express uncertainty
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Present participle for be or seem to be equal or comparable to
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Present participle for to refuse or be unwilling to allow or grant
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Present participle for to protect or shield from harm or danger
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Present participle for to cause to have no value or effect
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Present participle for to criticize or scold sternly
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Present participle for to snub and reject an offer or suggestion
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Present participle for to counteract or equal the effect or importance of
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Present participle for to enter or participate in a contest, usually as a political candidate
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