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Meaning of OPPOSING

Pronunciation:  up'owzing

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [adj]  acting in opposition to; "the opposing sector of the same muscle group"
  2. [adj]  characterized by active hostility; "opponent (or opposing) armies"
  3. [adj]  in opposition to (a policy or attitude etc.); "an opposing vote"

OPPOSING is a 8 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: anti, counteractive, hostile, opponent, opposed



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