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English definition of “oppose”


verb [T]  /əˈpoʊz/ us  
to disagree with something, often by speaking or fighting against it: The governor adamantly/vehemently opposes raising taxes.
adjective [not gradable]  /əˈpoʊ·zɪŋ/ us  
The opposing sides failed to reach agreement today.
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