adjective see opposition

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • oppositional — index contradictory, contrary, discordant, hostile Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • oppositional — | ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷|zishənəl, shnəl adjective 1. : relating to or constituting opposition oppositional activities 2. : acting in opposition to one another oppositional alleles …   Useful english dictionary

  • oppositional — adj. Oppositional is used with these nouns: ↑stance …   Collocations dictionary

  • oppositional — opposition ► NOUN 1) resistance or dissent. 2) a group of opponents. 3) (the Opposition) Brit. the principal parliamentary party opposed to that in office. 4) a contrast or antithesis. 5) Astronomy the apparent position of two celestial objects… …   English terms dictionary

  • oppositional — See opposition. * * * …   Universalium

  • oppositional — adjective Of, pertaining to, or exhibiting opposition …   Wiktionary

  • oppositional — Synonyms and related words: adversary, adversative, adverse, adversive, alien, antagonistic, anti, antipathetic, antithetic, antonymous, at cross purposes, balancing, breakaway, clashing, compensating, competitive, con, conflicting, confronting,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • oppositional — (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Acting against or in opposition: adversarial, adverse, antagonistic, antipathetic, opposed, opposing. See SUPPORT …   English dictionary for students

  • oppositional — op·po si·tion·al || ‚ɑpÉ™ zɪʃənl /‚ɒp adj. of opposition, of objection; of the opposing side …   English contemporary dictionary

  • oppositional — op·po·si·tion·al …   English syllables

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