against, antagonistic, anti (informal) antipathetic, antithetical, at daggers drawn, averse, clashing, conflicting, contra (informal) contrary, dissentient, hostile, incompatible, inimical, in opposition, opposing, opposite
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1 adj If you are opposed to something, you disagree with it or disapprove of it.
v-link ADJ to n/-ing
I am utterly opposed to any form of terrorism...
2 adj You say that two ideas or systems are opposed when they are opposite to each other or very different from each other.
oft ADJ to n
...people with policies almost diametrically opposed to his own..., This was a straight conflict of directly opposed aims.
3 You use as opposed to when you want to make it clear that you are talking about one particular thing and not something else.
as opposed to phrase PHR group
We ate in the restaurant, as opposed to the bistro.
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