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Opposition

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 opposition
 
noun: opposition; plural noun: oppositions

    1.
    resistance or dissent, expressed in action or argument.
    "there was considerable opposition to the proposal"
    synonyms: resistance, hostility, antagonism, antipathy, enmity, objection, dissent, criticism, defiance, non-compliance, obstruction, obstructiveness, counteraction; More
    dislike, disapproval, demurral
    "the proposal met with considerable opposition"
        a group of opponents, especially in sport, business, or politics.
        noun: the opposition
        "the home team made short work of the opposition"
        synonyms: opponents, opposing side, other side, other team, competition, competitors, opposers, rivals, adversaries, antagonists, enemies;
        literaryfoes
        "the home team made short work of the opposition"
        British
        the principal parliamentary party opposed to that in office.
        noun: Opposition; noun: the Opposition
        "the leader of the Opposition"
        AstronomyAstrology
        the apparent position of two celestial objects that are directly opposite each other in the sky, especially the position of a planet when opposite the sun.
    2.
    a contrast or antithesis.
    "a nature–culture opposition"
    synonyms: conflict, clash, difference, contrast, disparity, antithesis, polarity
    "the opposition between the public and the private domains"

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