- 1 (of a person) disagreeing strongly with something and trying to stop it She remained bitterly opposed to the idea of moving to Tulsa. They are totally opposed to abortion.
- 2(of ideas, opinions, etc.) very different from something Our views are diametrically opposed on this issue. Idioms
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NAmE//əˈpoʊzd//[not usually before noun] opposed (to something)
used to make a contrast between two things 200 attended, as opposed to 300 the previous year. This exercise develops suppleness as opposed to (= rather than) strength.
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