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  • noun Plural form of opposition.


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  • So Republicans are "united in oppositions against" once again.

    Obama touts financial reform, says GOP stance 'deceptive'

  • WOLFOWITZ: But, you know, I understand the concern about meddling in a way that seems to label the oppositions on Americans, too.

    CNN Transcript Jun 21, 2009

  • I wasn't privileging "refinement" over "baseness," merely pointing out that they often exist within each other as within a suspension, and that they shouldn't be seen as pure oppositions, which is too often the way that certain contemporary theorizations of the grotesque cast it Johannes Gorranson's, for instance.

    David's comment

  • It is most unlikely that the word "oppositions" can refer to a book bearing that title.

    The Books of the New Testament

  • But we must proceed to attack our opponents, in the endeavour to confute those "oppositions" advanced against us which are derived from

    NPNF2-08. Basil: Letters and Select Works

  • Thus, in the creed, contrary to the "oppositions" (the germs of which probably existed in the Church in Paul's latter days) whereby the aeons were set off in pairs, God is stated to be "the Father Almighty," or all-governing "maker of heaven and earth" [Bishop Hinds].

    Commentary Critical and Explanatory on the Whole Bible

  • He has had all kind of oppositions since he began to walk the life-path -- prejudice, poverty, ill-providence, all seemed to conspire against him; but as ever, they only tended to develop the latent talent of his soul.

    An Apology for African Methodism

  • The same kind of oppositions were faced when this Left Front of WB initiated the Land reforms and Rural developments.


  • To an outsider, their rapid-fire talk of "oppositions," "ascents" and "transits" was akin to listening in on a macro-economic conference - a language of numbers, signs and symbols well beyond the ken of the casual listener.

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  • The more closely I looked, the more surprising and intricate I realized many of those connections were—and sometimes the connections took the form of oppositions.

    Manifesting Michelangelo


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