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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-pohz]
    • /əˈpoʊz/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [uh-pohz]
    • /əˈpoʊz/

Definitions of opposers word

  • verb with object opposers to act against or provide resistance to; combat. 1
  • verb with object opposers to stand in the way of; hinder; obstruct. 1
  • verb with object opposers to set as an opponent or adversary. 1
  • verb with object opposers to be hostile or adverse to, as in opinion: to oppose a resolution in a debate. 1
  • verb with object opposers to set as an obstacle or hindrance. 1
  • verb with object opposers to set against in some relation, especially as to demonstrate a comparison or contrast: to oppose advantages to disadvantages. 1

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Origin of opposers

First appearance:

before 1350
One of the 20% oldest English words
1350-1400; Middle English < Old French opposer, blend of Latin oppōnere to set against and Old French poser to pose1, associated with the L past participle oppositus

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opposers popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 90% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
According to our data about 60% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

opposers usage trend in Literature

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