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oppose

verb act in opposition to, argue against, balk, battle, be at cross purposes, be contrary to, block, buck, challenge, collide, combat, come in conflict with, confront, confute, contend, contest, contradict, contravene, counter, counteract, counterattack, counterbalance, countermine, counterpoise, countervail, counterweigh, counterwork, debate, defy, demur, deny, disaffirm, disapprove, dispute, encounter, fight, go against, go contrary to, join issue, negate, not submit, not yield, object, obstruct, offer resistance, oppugn, prevent, prohibit, protest, put in opposition, rebut, recalcitrate, refute, reject, remonstrate, repel, repugn, repulse, resist, set against, stand firm against, strive, strive against, take a stand against, take exception to, take issue with, tourney
Associated concepts: oppose a motion, opposing counsel, opposing interest, opposing parties
Foreign phrases: Error qui non resistitur approbatur.An error which is not resisted or opposed is waived.
See also: answer, antagonize, argue, ban, battle, block, challenge, check, collide, compensate, compete, complain, condemn, conflict, contend, contest, contradict, contrast, contravene, controvert, counter, counteract, countervail, criticize, cross, defy, demonstrate, demur, deprecate, differ, disaccord, disaffirm, disagree, disallow, disapprove, discourage, disobey, disown, dispute, dissent, engage, except, expostulate, fight, forbid, frustrate, gainsay, grapple, hamper, impugn, involve, negate, object, oppugn, parry, polarize, preclude, prevent, prohibit, proscribe, protest, rebel, rebut, refuse, refute, reject, remonstrate, renounce, repel, reply, repulse, restrain, stem, thwart, trammel, withstand
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It also approved that they could supplement their previously filed briefs on the motion for summary judgment, but would limit any supplemental briefs to ten pages; stipulated that they forgo reply briefing; declared that the burden of proof to establish opposer Bond's case by a preponderance of the evidence remained on Bond; and that it, the Board, could resolve disputes as to any material fact which the Board might find to exist and could issue a final ruling after considering the parties' ACR submissions.
He said that opposers do not relies the vastness of the PPP.
Also for opposers to state their case for the protection of those who do not agree to the Welsh Assembly ownership of every individual's body parts which is implicit in the presumption.
The EU, according to some, is immoral, hegemonic, two-faced, blackmailing and manipulative and it might fall soon, its most radical opposers say.
The opposers cite, amongst other things, that this shop would have a detrimental impact upon the neighbouring traders.
Opposers of the air show - which has still to be given the go ahead by Kildare County Council - had until Wednesday to send their submissions to the council.
For years after, students and opposers were hanged on that day.
It is a comment from the leader of Northumberland County Council, Bill Brooks, pictured, appertaining to opposers of academies in Blyth and Ashington and I quote: "The organisers of the meeting are clearly not wanting a healthy and balanced debate I suspect they have already closed their minds." Now where have we heard this comment before?
Vale of Clwyd MP Chris Ruane, who says there is wide opposition to the plans, is urging opposers to have their say before June 9.
'He knows his opposers will often have different objectives and he will use them to his advantage.
"Otis and Adams are politic in promoting these festivals," wrote John Adams, "for they tinge the minds of people; they impregnate them with the sentiments of liberty; they render the people fond of their leaders in the cause and averse and bitter against all opposers."
However, opposers of the city academy plan say they are delighted with Mr Dennis' decision - Cllr Joe Kenny even suggested he might like to give the pounds 2m to rebuild Anfield school.