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English definition of “opinion”

opinion

noun     /əˈpɪnjən/
B1 [C] a thought or belief about something or someone: What's your opinion about/on the matter ? He has fairly strong opinions on most subjects . Why don't we ask Daniel's opinion? In my opinion (= I think ) he's the best football player we have in this country .Opinions, beliefs and points of view
public opinion B2 the thoughts and beliefs that most people have about a subject : Eventually , the government will have to take notice of public opinion.Opinions, beliefs and points of view
have a high/low opinion of sb/sth to think that someone or something is good/ bad : He has a low opinion of doctors .Opinions, beliefs and points of view
(Definition of opinion noun from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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