opposition

phonetic symbol: / àpəzɪ́ʃən / 

opposition - English Dictionary

[ noun ]
■ the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
e.g.)
・despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead
resistance

[ noun ]
■ the act of hostile groups opposing each other
e.g.)
・the invaders encountered stiff opposition
confrontation

[ noun ]
■ a body of people united in opposing something

[ noun ]
■ the major political party opposed to the party in office and prepared to replace it if elected
e.g.)
・Her Majesty's loyal opposition

[ noun ]
■ an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)
enemy , foe , foeman

[ noun ]
■ a contestant that you are matched against
opponent , opposite

[ noun ]
■ a direction opposite to another

[ noun ]
■ the relation between opposed entities
oppositeness

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