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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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