Definition of oppositional adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˌɒpəˈzɪʃənl//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˌɑːpəˈzɪʃənl//
    [usually before noun](formal)
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  1. 1strongly disagreeing with somebody/something oppositional groups The party had tried to exclude all oppositional voices.
  2. 2as different as possible from one another two quite different and somewhat oppositional stances