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Translation of "oppose" - English-Spanish dictionary

oppose

verb   /əˈpəʊz/ ( present participle opposing, past tense and past participle opposed)
to disagree with a plan or activity and to try to stop it oponerse a The committee opposed a proposal to allow women to join the club.
(Definition of oppose from the Cambridge English-Spanish Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

oppose

verb /əˈpəuz/
to resist or fight against (someone or something) by force or argument oponerse (a), estar en contra (de) We oppose the government on this matter.
to act or compete against oponerse (a) Who is opposing him in the election?
opposing adjective
(of teams, armies, or groups) playing, fighting, or arguing against each other contrincante, opuesto The referee awarded the opposing team a penalty The opposing armies were locked in a bitter battle.
(of ideas, opinions, or facts) completely different from each other contrario, opuesto The two philosophers held opposing views about the human mind.
as opposed to
separate or distinct from; in contrast with a diferencia de, en contraposición a I would prefer it if we met in the morning, as opposed to the evening.
(Definition of oppose from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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