/ E5pEUz; E`poz/ v
[Tn] (a) express strong disapproval of or disagreement with (sth/sb), esp with the aim of preventing or changing a course of action 反对(某事[某人]); (尤指)反抗, 抵制: oppose the building of a motorway 反对修筑高速公路 * oppose a scheme 反对某计画 * oppose the Government 反政府 * He opposed the proposal to build a new hall. 他反对修建新礼堂的建议. (b) (fml 文) compete against (sb) 对抗(某人); 与(某人)较量: Who is opposing you in the match? 你和谁比赛?
[Tn.pr] ~ sth to/against sth (fml 文) present sth as a contrast or opposite to sth else 使某事物与另一事物对照或对抗: Do not oppose your will against mine. 不要用你的意愿和我的抗衡.
> opposed adj
1 ~ to sth strongly against sth 强烈反对某事物: She seems very much opposed to your going abroad. 她好像很反对你出国.
2 (idm 习语) as opposed to in contrast to 与...对照; 与...对比: I am here on business as opposed to a holiday. 我在这里是办公事而不是度假.