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the Opposition

noun [S, + sing/pl verb] uk   us  
in some political systems, the elected politicians who belong to the largest party that does not form the government: the Leader of the Opposition The Opposition has/have condemned the government's proposed tax increases.
Translations of “the Opposition”
in Chinese (Traditional) 反對黨…
in Chinese (Simplified) 反对党…
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