Oppose

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Definition

to oppose (something): to challenge, to fight (something)
verb
Bruno is opposing the new budget proposals. He is challenging them as he doesn't agree at all.

to be opposed (to something): to be against, to disagree with (something)
verb
Kevin is opposed to the recent coffee price increase from $1.75 to $1.90. He completely disagrees with it.

Examples

  • "P (People Opposed to People Oppressing People)."
  • "The first team to completely eliminate the opposing team wins that round;"
  • "This is not to say that we here at McGillicutty's are completely opposed to the idea of a possible partnership between our companies."

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