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oppose

verb [T]
 
 
/əˈpəʊz/
to disagree with something or someone, and speak or take action against them: Most local residents opposed the building of the shopping mall. The proposed tax rise has been vigorously opposed by business leaders.oppose doing sth I would certainly oppose changing the system.
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