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opposeverb [T]

uk   /əˈpəʊz/  us   /əˈpoʊz/
B2 to disagree with something or someone, often by speaking or fighting against it, him, or her: The proposed new testing system has been vigorously opposed by teachers. Most of the local residents opposed the closing of the school. [+ -ing verb] I would certainly oppose changing the system.

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(Definition of oppose from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"oppose" in American English

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opposeverb [T]

 us   /əˈpoʊz/
to disagree with something, often by speaking or fighting against it: The governor adamantly/vehemently opposes raising taxes.
opposing
adjective [not gradable]  us   /əˈpoʊ·zɪŋ/
The opposing sides failed to reach agreement today.
(Definition of oppose from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

"oppose" in Business English

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opposeverb [T]

uk   us   /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.
(Definition of oppose from the Cambridge Business English Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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“oppose” in American English

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A bunch of stuff about plurals
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May 24, 2016
by Colin McIntosh One of the many ways in which English differs from other languages is its use of uncountable nouns to talk about collections of objects: as well as never being used in the plural, they’re never used with a or an. Examples are furniture (plural in German and many other languages), cutlery (plural in Italian), and

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