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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Old French oposicion, from Late Latin oppositiō.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɔpɔːziˈsjuːn/, /ɔpɔːˈzisjun/, /ɔpɔziˈsjuːn/

NounEdit

opposicioun (plural opposiciouns)

  1. {Astronomical opposition; the state where two heavenly objects appear to oppose.
  2. (rare) An opposing or contrasting position or belief.
  3. (rare) An opposing or opposite position or place.
  4. (rare) An opposing or opposed quality or ideal.

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