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phrasal verb [transitive]
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present tense
I/you/we/theyreact against
he/she/itreacts against
present participlereacting against
past tensereacted against
past participlereacted against
  1. react against something to do the opposite of what a person, set of rules, etc. says you should do, because you disagree with them
    It’s not surprising that he reacted against his puritanical upbringing.
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