[ US /əˈpoʊzd/ ]
[ UK /əpˈə‍ʊzd/ ]
  1. being in opposition or having an opponent
    two bitterly opposed schools of thought
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How To Use opposed In A Sentence

  • Adults who opposed Mussolini were dealt with harshly.
  • Gates oversaw last year's troop surge in Iraq, which Mr. Obama opposed.
  • Its plans are likely to be fiercely opposed by residents, conservation groups and some environmentalists concerned at the impact on the landscape. Times, Sunday Times
  • This role of film as an instance of mass media is opposed to that of Adorno, who could only conceptualise the mass media as a means of stupefying the masses in a capitalist society.
  • Your brand of beer, the artwork on your walls, your choice of dog - a pure-bred poodle as opposed to a mutt - are all potential status details.
  • Definitions of what was at stake were thus diametrically opposed.
  • The Seppos found a cure for fiesty natives, opposed to cultural imperialism and resident in heavily afforested regions - they called it Napalm. Cheeseburger Gothic » Just got back from Avatar.
  • We need to support those Members of Parliament opposed to these new foundation hospitals.
  • There are some potential disadvantages of using biopsy specimens as opposed to epithelial cell preparations for metabolic studies.
  • Secular, it opposed deification of any kind, including of a leader like Mao Zedong.
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