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opposition

noun [U]  us   /ˌɑp·əˈzɪʃ·ən/
disagreement with something, often by speaking or fighting against it, or (esp. in politics) the people or group who are not in power: The proposal faces strong opposition. They expect to defeat the opposition.
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