Definition of 'opposition'
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You want to focus on the team and the opposition. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It is expected to meet fierce opposition within the education sector. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He would be a good man to lead the new opposition party this country needs. The Sun (2016)She met strong opposition from residents and conservation societies. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The fiercest opposition she faced came from battling a runny nose that left her sounding full of cold. The Sun (2016)And there will be a full team in place to take on this government and provide very effective opposition. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are, and they require the unwavering support and respect of both government and opposition. Times, Sunday Times (2016) Political opposition is mounting, and there have been calls for demonstrations against the scheme. Times, Sunday Times (2016)When he draws attention to something about the opposition, you then see it on the pitch. Times, Sunday Times (2017)The strongest opposition came from anglers and angling interests. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Support for the more extreme opposition groups comes from other outside players. Times, Sunday Times (2013)That is a measure of the chaos that has engulfed the party that nominally forms the opposition. Times, Sunday Times (2016)You have a special kind of calm strength that means opposition to your plans melts away. The Sun (2012)But as the dreaded hour of separation drew near opposition in the country became intense. The Search for Justice - a history of Britain and the British people Volume III (1990)We oppose this move and there is already significant opposition within the government. Times, Sunday Times (2012)But it is forceful in suppressing the political opposition and controlling the media. Times, Sunday Times (2015)They are likely to face acute local opposition in some areas. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The opposition had something to do with it. Times, Sunday Times (2013)We need players who will ask questions of the opposition and scare teams a bit more. The Sun (2014)Its plans have prompted fierce opposition from conservationists. Times, Sunday Times (2010)We fancy our chances against any opposition in our home conditions. The Sun (2011)The disruption to their lives is regrettable and their opposition to the line inevitable. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The opposition for the match is yet to be announced. The Sun (2015)He won the past four elections but opposition is growing. Times, Sunday Times (2011)That means youngsters regularly playing tough cricket against strong opposition. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Only 15 per cent think he has provided effective opposition. The Sun (2014)It had intended to cut the time the four main Opposition leaders could pay their respects. The Sun (2015)All the Leader of the Opposition can do is talk. Times, Sunday Times (2008)It's a modest retreat from the oppressive status quo, stopping far short of the full dismantling that opposition groups rightly demand. Christianity Today (2000)
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Translations for 'opposition'
British English: opposition /ˌɒpəˈzɪʃən/ NOUN
Opposition is strong, angry, or violent disagreement and disapproval.
There is strong opposition to the plan from local people.
- American English: opposition
- Arabic: مُعارَضَةٌ
- Brazilian Portuguese: oposição
- Chinese: 反对派
- Croatian: otpor
- Czech: opozice
- Danish: opposition
- Dutch: oppositie
- European Spanish: oposición
- Finnish: vastustus
- French: opposition
- German: Widerstand
- Greek: εναντίωση
- Italian: opposizione
- Japanese: 反対
- Korean: 반대
- Norwegian: motstand
- Polish: opozycja
- European Portuguese: oposição
- Romanian: opoziție
- Russian: сопротивление
- Spanish: oposición
- Swedish: opposition
- Thai: การคัดค้าน
- Turkish: muhalefet
- Ukrainian: опір
- Vietnamese: sự chống đối
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