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the Oppositionnoun [S, + sing/pl verb]

uk   us  
in some ​politicalsystems, the ​electedpoliticians who ​belong to the ​largestparty that does not ​form the ​government: the Leader of the Opposition The Opposition has/have ​condemned the government's ​proposedtaxincreases.
(Definition of the Opposition from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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in Chinese (Simplified) 反对党…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反對黨…
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