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At the council’s breakfast last week, he said he had told the mayor’s office that the council opposed the reviewing stand because he thought it couldn’t be safely done during the pandemic.

Some Republicans have opposed similar legislation in the past because they said states are better equipped to identify students’ and schools’ needs.

To allegedly shake things up, I allowed her to watch YouTube videos on the subject as opposed to reading an article.

McDonald’s believes elected leaders have a responsibility to set, debate and change mandated minimum wages and does not lobby against or participate in any activities opposing raising the minimum wage.

In 2019, when he last faced opposing batters, Clay led all of minor league baseball in groundball rate.

Thirty-six percent were in favor and 38 percent were opposed.

Only two senators opposed the resolution, which the administration later claimed was the authority for a full-scale war.

The group puts out most of its statements—on its Twitter feed, or its numerous websites—in Arabic, as opposed to Baluchi or Farsi.

The NRA opposed a new California law that will help prevent gun deaths, homicides and suicides both.

Try 21 times more likely—31 per million as opposed to 1.5 per million for whites.

On the contrary, the full meaning of the act is manifestly opposed to such an idea.

My mother opposed her vow to his; not to suffer her child to leave her, till the time of her being professed.

It was strenuously opposed by all possible means, governmental, legislative, and literary.

Massna wished at all hazards to continue the fight on the morrow, but his principal officers were strongly opposed to it.

At any rate, whatsoever that curious reservation meant, the majority of the staff were opposed to surrender.


On this page you'll find 88 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to opposed, such as: anti, antithetical, averse, disputed, hostile, and inimical.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.