opposeverb [ T ]uk /əˈpəʊz/ us /əˈpoʊz/
- Many people oppose the death penalty because of the possibility of miscarriages of justice.
- The military has opposed any cuts in defence spending.
- Many locals are strongly opposed to the development.
- He opposes any kind of nuclear waste being dumped at sea.
- Hargreaves is the MP who got into trouble with his party's chief whip for opposing the tax reform.