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adjective [only before noun] opposing pronunciation in British English /əˈpəʊzɪŋ/
  1. competing against, fighting, or arguing with someone else or with each other

    Players from the opposing team hurled insults at them.

    the commanders of the opposing armies

    1. a.
      opposing facts, opinions etc are completely different from each other

      Two opposing explanations can be offered.

      the suppression of opposing views


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