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English definition of “opposition”


noun (SPORT)    /ˌɒp.əˈzɪʃ.ən/ US  /ˌɑː.pə-/
the opposition C1 [S, + sing/pl verb] the team or person being played against in a sports competition : The opposition has/have some good players so it should be a tough match .Competitors and participants in sports and games
(Definition of opposition noun (SPORT) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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