Set+off+by+opposition

  • 1 set off by opposition — index contrast Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 2 set off — Synonyms and related words: actuate, adjoin, adorn, allocate, allot, analogize, analyze, anatomize, appoint, appropriate to, array, assign, assign to, assimilate, atomize, atone for, backfire, balance, be at cross purposes, be off, be opposed to …

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  • 3 To set off — Set Set (s[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Set}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Setting}.] [OE. setten, AS. setton; akin to OS. settian, OFries. setta, D. zetten, OHG. sezzen, G. setzen, Icel. setja, Sw. s[ a]tta, Dan. s?tte, Goth. satjan; causative from the root… …

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  • 4 To set off against — Set Set (s[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Set}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Setting}.] [OE. setten, AS. setton; akin to OS. settian, OFries. setta, D. zetten, OHG. sezzen, G. setzen, Icel. setja, Sw. s[ a]tta, Dan. s?tte, Goth. satjan; causative from the root… …

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  • 5 Set — (s[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Set}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Setting}.] [OE. setten, AS. setton; akin to OS. settian, OFries. setta, D. zetten, OHG. sezzen, G. setzen, Icel. setja, Sw. s[ a]tta, Dan. s?tte, Goth. satjan; causative from the root of E.… …

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  • 6 Set — (s[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Set}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Setting}.] [OE. setten, AS. setton; akin to OS. settian, OFries. setta, D. zetten, OHG. sezzen, G. setzen, Icel. setja, Sw. s[ a]tta, Dan. s?tte, Goth. satjan; causative from the root of E.… …

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  • 7 set*/*/*/ — [set] (past tense and past participle set) verb I 1) [T] to put someone or something in a position, or to be in a particular place or position Tea s ready, he told them and set down the tray.[/ex] She set the baby on the floor to play.[/ex] 2)… …

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  • 8 Opposition to water fluoridation — refers to activism against the fluoridation of public water supplies. The controversy occurs mainly in English speaking countries, as Continental Europe does not practice water fluoridation, although some continental countries fluoridate salt.… …

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  • 9 set — set1 [ set ] (past tense and past participle set) verb *** ▸ 1 put someone/something somewhere ▸ 2 make something happen ▸ 3 make equipment ready ▸ 4 decide time/place/value ▸ 5 establish way to do something ▸ 6 do something that influences ▸ 7… …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 10 set — set1 verb (sets, setting; past and past participle set) 1》 put, lay, or stand (something) in a specified place or position.     ↘(be set) be situated in a specified place or position.     ↘represent (a story) as happening at a specified time or… …

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  • 11 set — I UK [set] / US verb Word forms set : present tense I/you/we/they set he/she/it sets present participle setting past tense set past participle set *** 1) [transitive] to put someone or something in a position set someone/something… …

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  • 12 Opposition to trade unions — comes from a variety of groups in society, and there are many different types of argument on which this opposition is based. Contents 1 Strategic strikes and social disruption 2 Economic effects 2.1 Unemployment …

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  • 13 Opposition to the U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War — The movement against US involvment in the in Vietnam War began in the United States with demonstrations in 1964 and grew in strength in later years. The US became polarized between those who advocated continued involvement in Vietnam, and those… …

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  • 14 Opposition research — For the West Wing episode, see Opposition Research. Part of the Politics series Political campaigning …

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  • 15 Opposition to military action against Iran — Organised opposition to a possible future military attack against Iran by the United States (US) and/or Israel is known to have started during 2005 2006. Beginning in early 2005, journalists, activists and academics such as Seymour Hersh,[1][2]… …

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  • 16 Opposition to the Vietnam War — Articleissues cleanup = July 2008 essay = March 2008 globalize = July 2008 refimprove = June 2008Opposition to U.S. involvement in the Vietnam War is significant because domestic protest in the U.S.A. eventually forced The United States… …

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  • 17 opposition — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) Act of opposing Nouns 1. (antagonism) opposition, antagonism, antipathy; enmity, hate; repugnance, oppugnancy, oppugnation, impugnation; contravention, contradiction; counteraction; counterplot;… …

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  • 18 Opposition to Fidel Castro — The opposition to Fidel Castro s Marxist government is largely unofficial and illegal within Cuba itself. Outside the country groups in the United States and elsewhere have pursued various means, both peaceful and violent, to challenge the Cuban… …

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  • 19 To set a gin — Set Set (s[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Set}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Setting}.] [OE. setten, AS. setton; akin to OS. settian, OFries. setta, D. zetten, OHG. sezzen, G. setzen, Icel. setja, Sw. s[ a]tta, Dan. s?tte, Goth. satjan; causative from the root… …

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  • 20 To set a saw — Set Set (s[e^]t), v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Set}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Setting}.] [OE. setten, AS. setton; akin to OS. settian, OFries. setta, D. zetten, OHG. sezzen, G. setzen, Icel. setja, Sw. s[ a]tta, Dan. s?tte, Goth. satjan; causative from the root… …

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