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noun [countable] opponent pronunciation in British English /əˈpəʊnənt/
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  1. someone who is competing against you
    You’re facing a much more experienced opponent in tomorrow’s match.
    His opponent received only 36 per cent of the vote.
    1. a.
      someone who is arguing or fighting with you
      The president’s former adviser is now one of his most outspoken opponents.


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