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adjective     opposed pronunciation in British English
/əˈpəʊzd/
  1. 1
    someone who is opposed to something thinks it should not happen or should not be done
    opposed to:

    He was bitterly opposed to the war.

    be opposed to doing something:

    Some residents were opposed to naming the high school after Martin Luther King.

  2. 2
    things that are opposed are as different from each other as it is possible to be

    two directly opposed concepts

    The interests of buyers and sellers are diametrically opposed to each other.

 
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