opposition : Definition, Usages, News and More

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o puh zi shuhn

  • n  the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
    despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead
  • n  the relation between opposed entities
  • n  the act of hostile groups opposing each other
    the invaders encountered stiff opposition
  • n  a contestant that you are matched against
  • n  a body of people united in opposing something
  • n  a direction opposite to another
  • n  an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)
  • n  the major political party opposed to the party in office and prepared to replace it if elected
    Her Majesty's loyal opposition

  • For weeks, hard-line elements in Iran's government have been calling for the arrest of the country's opposition leaders.
  • Since midmorning, opposition supporters poured out on the streets in green T-shirts and wearing green wristbands a color symbolizing the opposition movement and marched .
  • After its drubbing in this year's elections, the French left began searching for ways to mount a vigorous opposition to the victorious conservative forces.
News & Articles

  • Opposition rallies as trial against activists begins in Moscow
    MOSCOW, June 12 (UPI) -- Thousands of opposition activists rallied in Moscow to show support for colleagues on trial for clashes with police during a rally May 6, 2012.
    June 12, 2013 - UPI
  • Egypt's opposition rejects call for unity talks
    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's largest opposition group on Tuesday rejected calls by the president for national reconciliation talks as "too late" as pro and anti-government protesters briefly clashed ahead of plans for a mass rally calling for his ouster later this month.
    June 11, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News
  • Egypt's opposition says 'too late' for unity talks
    CAIRO (AP) — Egypt's largest opposition grouping said Tuesday that calls by the president for national reconciliation talks come "too late," as activists geared up for a street protest campaign at the end of the month to demand his ouster.
    June 11, 2013 - Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  • President Bush in International Herald Tribune
    I know the Democratic leaders have opposed some of these policies in the past,Bush said. "Now that their opposition has helped drive gas prices to record levels, I ask them to reconsider their positions. If congressional leaders leave for...

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