Meaning of “opposition” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun us uk /ˌɒpəˈzɪʃən/
Extra Examples
Both proposals have met with fierce opposition.She has become increasingly vociferous in her opposition to the scheme.People gathered to register their opposition to the plans.They're determined to press ahead with their plans despite opposition.Opposition to the scheme has diminished recently.

[ U ] strong disagreement:

Is there much opposition to the proposed changes?
There has been strong opposition from local residents.
the Opposition/opposition

political parties that are not in power

(Definition of “opposition” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)