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Engelsk navneord: opposition

1. opposition (om handling) the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHe encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens.
Despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)resistance

Mindre specifikke termeraction

Mere specifikke termeranti-takeover defense, lockout, reaction

2. opposition the relation between opposed entities

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)oppositeness

Mindre specifikke termerrelation

Mere specifikke termerantagonism, antipode, antithesis, conflict, contradiction, contradictoriness, contrariety, contrary, contrary, contrast, direct contrast, flip side, gradable opposition, inverse, mutual opposition, opposite, opposite, polarity, polarity, reverse, sign, tertium quid, ungradable opposition

3. opposition (om handling) the act of hostile groups opposing each other

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningThe government was not ready for a confrontation with the unions.
The invaders encountered stiff opposition.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)confrontation

Mindre specifikke termerresistance

Mere specifikke termerstrikebreaking

4. opposition (om person) a contestant that you are matched against

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)opponent, opposite

Mindre specifikke termercontestant

5. opposition (om gruppe) a body of people united in opposing something

Mindre specifikke termerbody

Mere specifikke termerINC, Iraqi National Congress

6. opposition a direction opposite to another

Mindre specifikke termerdirection

Mere specifikke termerantipodal, antipodal opposition, diametrical opposition, enantiomorphism, mirror-image relation, orthogonal opposition, orthogonality, perpendicularity

7. opposition (om person) an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningA soldier must be prepared to kill his enemies.

Termer med samme betydning (synonymer)enemy, foe, foeman

Mindre specifikke termeradversary, antagonist, opponent, opposer, resister

Mere specifikke termerbesieger

Tilhører disse overordnede termerenemy

Overordnet emneområdearmed forces, armed services, military, military machine, war machine

8. Opposition (om gruppe) the major political party opposed to the party in office and prepared to replace it if elected

Eksempler med tilsvarende betydningHer Majesty's loyal opposition.

Mindre specifikke termerparty, political party

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