opposition / ˌɒp əˈzɪʃ ən /


opposition 的定义

n. 名词 noun
  1. the action of opposing, resisting, or combating.
  2. antagonism or hostility.
  3. a person or group of people opposing, criticizing, or protesting something, someone, or another group.
  4. the major political party opposed to the party in power and seeking to replace it.
  5. the act of placing opposite, or the state or position of being placed opposite.
  6. the act of opposing, or the state of being opposed by way of comparison or contrast.
  7. Logic. the relation between two propositions that have the same subject and predicate, but which differ in quantity or quality, or in both.the relation between two propositions in virtue of which the truth or falsity of one of them determines the truth or falsity of the other.
  8. Astronomy. the situation of two heavenly bodies when their longitudes or right ascensions differ by 180°: The moon is in opposition to the sun when the earth is directly between them.
  9. Astrology. the situation of two heavenly bodies or groups of heavenly bodies whose celestial longitudes differ by 180°, conducive to confrontation or revelation: an astrological aspect.
  10. Electricity. the condition that exists when two waves of the same frequency are out of phase by one-half of a period.
  11. Linguistics. the relationship between any two alternative units within a linguistic system, especially between minimally distinct phonemes.the feature that constitutes the difference between two such units.

opposition 近义词

n. 名词 noun

obstruction, antagonism

n. 名词 noun

person, people competing


  1. They also spearheaded an ultimately successful effort to remove an opposition president.
  2. For starters, previous recall campaigns that have made the ballot have done so thanks to intense grassroots opposition to the governor, but this one may deserve a bit of an asterisk because of all the extra time it had to collect signatures.
  3. Leading opposition figures say there was no coup attempt — and that Moïse is no longer president.
  4. Progress happens, and alongside it, opposition grows as well.
  5. Although no one has officially registered any opposition to a new bill introduced by Assemblywoman Lorena Gonzalez, not everyone agrees that giving students a re-do is a good idea.
  6. First, as opposition to gay marriage collapses, American anti-LGBT activists will slow their battle against it.
  7. The bill, which passed Congress without opposition, is only a temporary fix and expires in 2015.
  8. The opposition responded with a month-long Occupy Abay (like Occupy Wall St) campaign, in which Udaltsov was one of key figures.
  9. Other journalists and opposition activists languish in prison on similar charges.
  10. As for his harsh—some might even say paranoid—opposition to European integration, “most of us would support him.”
  11. Never had Punch secured the telling of that tale with so little opposition.
  12. "You are very sure of opposition—strangely sure, monsieur," said Garnache, looking him between the eyes.
  13. Wait patiently until your side move over from the Opposition to the Government benches.
  14. At the store he would never have given in, but he was not accustomed to hearing so loud a murmur of approval greet the opposition.
  15. The Alcaid and his officers seized the favourable moment, and entered the house without opposition.