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opposition (n):
the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
Samples
he encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens.
despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead
opposition (n):
the act of hostile groups opposing each other
Samples
the government was not ready for a confrontation with the unions.
the invaders encountered stiff opposition

Related Words: confrontation
opposition (n):
a body of people united in opposing something
opposition (n):
the major political party opposed to the party in office and prepared to replace it if elected
Samples
Her Majesty's loyal opposition
opposition (n):
a contestant that you are matched against
Related Word: opponent
opposition (n):
an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)
Samples
a soldier must be prepared to kill his enemies
opposition (n):
a direction opposite to another
opposition (n):
the relation between opposed entities
Related Word: oppositeness
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The pen is mightier than the sword

kalem kılıçtan keskindir
The written word is more to be feared than physical violence


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