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Definition of Opposition

Opposition
Opposition Op`po*si"tion, n. [F., fr. L. oppositio. See Opposite.] 1. The act of opposing; an attempt to check, restrain, or defeat; resistance. The counterpoise of so great an opposition. --Shak. Virtue which breaks through all opposition. --Milton. 2. The state of being placed over against; situation so as to front something else. --Milton. 3. Repugnance; contrariety of sentiment, interest, or purpose; antipathy. --Shak. 4. That which opposes; an obstacle; specifically, the aggregate of persons or things opposing; hence, in politics and parliamentary practice, the party opposed to the party in power. 5. (Astron.) The situation of a heavenly body with respect to another when in the part of the heavens directly opposite to it; especially, the position of a planet or satellite when its longitude differs from that of the sun 180[deg]; -- signified by the symbol ?; as, ? [Jupiter] [Sun], opposition of Jupiter to the sun. 6. (Logic) The relation between two propositions when, having the same subject and predicate, they differ in quantity, or in quality, or in both; or between two propositions which have the same matter but a different form.

Meaning of Opposition from wikipedia

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- serving as the Official Opposition. Her Majesty's Loyal Opposition is currently the Labour Party, and the Leader of the Opposition is Jeremy Corbyn. British...
- Oppositions was an architectural journal produced by the Institute for Architecture and Urban Studies from 1973 to 1984. Many of its articles contributed...
- Loyal Opposition or Her Majesty's Most Loyal Opposition may refer to: Her Majesty's Most Loyal Opposition (Gibraltar), the official opposition in Gibraltar...
- Opposition to immigration exists in all states with immigration, and has become a significant political issue in many countries. Immigration in the modern...
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- different from the Sun's is known as opposition, which is near the time of closest approach to Earth. The time of opposition can occur as much as 8.5 days away...
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