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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of oppose.

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Examples

  • Griffin opposes efforts to rethink his rocket designs or keep the shuttle flying beyond its planned 2010 retirement date.

    Difference of Opinion Over Safety of Shuttles - NASA Watch

  • When Senator John McCain opposes legislation that would allow young patriotic men and women to serve in the military and Senator Mitch McConnell opposes a bill that would lead to more wealthy Americans for whom he could cut taxes, you know you've lost the pragmatic battle.

    Lindsay McCluskey: A DREAM Undeterred

  • Mr. Manchin opposes abortion, gun control and gay marriage, and is shooting bullet holes, literally, in the Democrats 'cap-and-trade bill, which might create problems for West Virginia's coal-based economy.

    Most Likely to Secede

  • Her ad says Griffin "opposes regulating Wall Street."

    Congressional races heat up with personal attacks

  • The timeline that McCain opposes feels seems more like a motivational goal than anything else.

    Discourse.net: Mr. Obama's War -- And Ours

  • If passed, Democrats will have ten months to counter the propaganda from the opponents; indeed, polling has consistently shown public support for the central elements of the bill, and that what the public opposes is a bill depicted in the propaganda that does not in any way resemble the actual bill.

    Matthew Yglesias » Galston: Onward!

  • However, McCain opposes a possible federal investigation into the Bush administration's authorization of harsh interrogation techniques including waterboarding.

    McCain: CIA secrecy story just beginning

  • Though McCain opposes an amendment to the federal constitution to ban gay marriage, he has previously supported similar state constitutional amendments.

    Christian Conservatives Uniting Behind McCain - Swampland - TIME.com

  • McCain opposes gay marriage but also voted against a federal constitutional amendment to ban it.

    Mr. Conservative

  • McCain opposes the right to choose abortion; he is a hawk on Iraq; his long voting record consistently matches mainstream conservative thought; he opposes changing the Constitution for trivial reasons.

    Easter Lemming Liberal News

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