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op·pos·ing

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. opponent, opposingadjective

    characterized by active hostility

    "opponent (or opposing) armies"

Wiktionary

  1. opposingadjective

    That opposes or oppose; on the opposite side.

    opposing armies

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  1. opposing

    Opposing refers to the act of resisting, challenging, combating, or standing against someone or something. It often implies a sense of conflict or discord, indicating a disagreement or difference in opinions, perspectives, or aims. This term can be used in a wide variety of contexts, including everything from a debate to sports. It may relate to actions, views, or entities that are contrasting or contradictory to each other.

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of opposing in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of opposing in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of opposing in a Sentence

  1. Wesley D'Amico:

    When opposing opinion doesn't benefit you, it's easier to ignore it.

  2. David Kronmiller:

    Bernie Sanders has led throughout his entire 40+ career, getting arrested for protesting segregation, marching with MLK, standing up for gay rights on the floor of the House, opposing Clinton-era mandatory minimums and three strikes laws, voting against the Patriot Act and voting against the Iraq war, the Iraq war vote was a 'hard choice' for Hillary, but for Bernie it was an easy no. Something Bernie and Barack both agree on. That's the type of leadership that will lift the country up.

  3. Adam Schiff:

    I want the full committees to be able to see that, and we're meeting resistance, if these documents are so damning or so indicating of the President, as he suggests, why are they opposing efforts to provide them to the full committee? I think that's a question worthy of the White House answering.

  4. Salman Rushdie:

    And so artists who go to that edge and push outwards often find very powerful forces pushing back. They find the forces of silence opposing the forces of speech. The forces of censorship against the forces of utterance, at that boundary is that push-and-pull between more and less. And that push and pull can be very dangerous to the artist. And many artists have suffered terribly for that.

  5. Benedict Cumberbatch:

    I can’t speak today, at this very proud moment of my life, on this extraordinary platform, without acknowledging the obvious of what is happening in Ukraine and to show my support for the people of Ukraine, and my support for the people of Russia who are opposing the kleptocracy and the idiocy of their rulers to try and halt the progression of this atrocity.

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