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a group that opposes the death penalty
The French cabinet was unanimous in opposing NATO's bombing raids.
a merciless tyrant who kills all those who oppose him
There was a major campaign to oppose the building of a nuclear reactor.
Plans to drill for oil in the Arctic region are fiercely opposed by conservationists.
This is the American English definition of oppose. View British English definition of oppose.
feeling or showing happiness
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