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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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