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opposition

Synonyms of opposition in English:

noun

  • 1 the proposal met with considerable opposition
    resistance, hostility, antagonism, antipathy, enmity, objection, dissent, criticism, defiance, non-compliance, obstruction, obstructiveness, counteraction;
  • 2 the home team made short work of the opposition
    opponents, opposing side, other side, other team, competition, competitors, opposers, rivals, adversaries, antagonists, enemies
    literary foes
  • 3 the opposition between the public and the private domains
    conflict, clash, difference, contrast, disparity, antithesis, polarity
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