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oppositive Line breaks: op|posi¦tive
Pronunciation: /əˈpɒzɪtɪv/

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Definition of oppositive in English:


Expressing opposition; contrasting: the SDL and Labour had oppositive views on issues such as land
More example sentences
  • The president met with foreign reporters as a nationwide general strike called by oppositive politicians and supported by business and labor went into its 12th day.
  • In most languages there are negative or oppositive verbs.
  • Critics of the state take the oppositive view that it is a deeply flawed institution.
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