Opponency Op*po"nen*cy, n. The act of opening an academical disputation; the proposition of objections to a tenet, as an exercise for a degree. [Eng.] --Todd. [1913 Webster]

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  • opponency — /euh poh neuhn see/, n. 1. an act or instance of opposing. 2. the state of being an opponent. [1720 30; OPPON(ENT) + ENCY] * * * …   Universalium

  • opponency — É™ pəʊnÉ™nsɪ n. opposition, rivalry …   English contemporary dictionary

  • opponency — op·po·nen·cy …   English syllables

  • opponency — /əˈpoʊnənsi/ (say uh pohnuhnsee) noun 1. the act of opposing. 2. the state of being an opponent …   Australian English dictionary

  • opponency — əˈpōnənsē noun ( es) Etymology: opponent (II) + cy 1. : opposition, antagonism 2. archaic …   Useful english dictionary

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