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English definition of “opposed”

opposed

adjective uk   /əˈpəʊzd/ us    /-ˈpoʊzd/

opposed adjective (DIFFERENT)

completely different: Two opposed interpretations of the facts have been presented. His view of the situation is diametrically (= very strongly) opposed to mine. as opposed to C2 rather than: I'd prefer to go on holiday in May, as opposed to September.

opposed adjective (DISAGREE WITH)

be opposed to sth C1 to disagree with a principle or plan: She's opposed to religious education in schools.
(Definition of opposed from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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