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    Definition of opposed in English Dictionary

  • VerbBFopposeSGopposesPRopposing
    1. simple past tense and past participle of oppose.
    2. AdjectiveBFoppose
      1. Acting in opposition; opposing.
        1. Being, of having an opponent; not unopposed.
        2. More Examples
          1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
            • Well, if you ask me, Pastor Hawkins is trying to hold with the hare and run with the hounds by opposing casino gambling when his church operates a bingo game every Thursday night.
            • "a Schwarzschild spacetime," "a Reissner-Nordström spacetime," etc. as opposed to sense (2) describing the universe's spacetime as a whole: "a Minkowski spacetime," "a 5-dimensional spacetime," etc.
            • The government have done a U-turn and are now supporting greater European integration instead of opposing it.
          2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
            • While the supplanted transformationalism was not specifically Neo-Confucian, a central prop of the newly elevated emperorship affirmed a Han-dynasty contention that Zhu Xi had opposed.
        • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
          1. Adjectives
            • Verbs
              • Verb forms
                • Participles
                  • Past participles
                  • Verb simple past forms
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              Meaning of opposed for the defined word.

              Grammatically, this word "opposed" is an adjective. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form.
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