- (Typically in a political context) a person who opposes someone or something: a prominent oppositionist who criticized the party lineMore example sentences
- In Uzbekistan in 2005, President Islam Karimov rounded up scores of oppositionists claiming they were sinister Islamic militants.
- Funds available under the Iraq Liberation Act began to flow to Iraqi oppositionists.
- In 1929 he visited Trotsky in exile, taking back with him a letter to Russian oppositionists.
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- Relating to opposition or oppositionists: oppositionist union leadersMore example sentences
- Neil is at pains to stress he is not the oppositionist wrecker of the devolved parliament.
- I expect them to become the generators of change in a way similar to that in which oppositionist parliament forces were in Ukraine.
- Another kind of oppositionist politics might arise within international civil society.