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resistance or dissent, expressed in action or argument:there was considerable opposition to the proposal the regime cracked down against the threat of opposition
(often the opposition
) a group of adversaries or competitors, especially a rival political party or athletic team.
) the principal political party opposed to the one in office.
a contrast or antithesis:a nature-culture opposition Logic (of two propositions) the relation of having the same subject and predicate, but differing in quantity, quality, or both. Astronomy
& Astrology the apparent position of two celestial objects that are directly opposite each other in the sky, especially when a superior planet is opposite the sun.