The act of opposing; an attempt to check, restrain, or defeat; resistance.
The state of being placed over against; situation so as to front something else.
Repugnance; contrariety of sentiment, interest, or purpose; antipathy.
That which opposes; an obstacle; specifically, the aggregate of persons or things opposing; hence, in politics and parliamentary practice, the party opposed to the party in power.
The situation of a heavenly body with respect to another when in the part of the heavens directly opposite to it; especially, the position of a planet or satellite when its longitude differs from that of the sun 180 degrees; opposition of Jupiter to the sun.
The relation between two propositions when, having the same subject and predicate, they differ in quantity, or in quality, or in both; or between two propositions which have the same matter but a different form.
opposition in Dutch is oppositie, tegenstand
opposition in Finnish is vastustus
opposition in German is Gegensatz, Gegenseite
opposition in Italian is opposizione, antagonismo
opposition in Latin is contradictio
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