opposed Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"opposed" in British English

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opposedadjective

uk   /əˈpəʊzd/  us   /-ˈpoʊzd/

opposed adjective (DIFFERENT)

completely different: His ​view of the ​situation is diametrically (= very ​strongly) opposed to mine.as opposed to C2 rather than: I'd ​prefer to go in May, as opposed to ​September.

opposed adjective (DISAGREE WITH)

be opposed to sth C1 to ​disagree with a ​principle or ​plan: She's opposed to any ​changes to the ​currentlegislation.
(Definition of opposed from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"opposed" in American English

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opposedadjective

 us   /əˈpoʊzd/
disagreeing with something: Mom’s ​strongly opposed to my ​learning to ​drive. I’d ​prefer to go in May, as opposed to (= ​rather than)September.
(Definition of opposed from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “opposed”
in Chinese (Simplified) 不同, 完全不同的, 截然相反的…
in Chinese (Traditional) 不同, 完全不同的, 截然相反的…
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