In national polls, opposition to cutting the national pension plan ranges from around 64 percent to about 78 percent (PDF).
In its motion to dismiss, UMass denied this allegation, and Haidak refuted the school's claim in his opposition to the motion.
“She also has amazing hair,” Farrow said of Ukrainian opposition leader Yulia Tymoshenko.
They tell one gay joke after another, then suggest that opposition to gay marriage is ridiculous.
But both the Assad regime and the opposition, according to the Western diplomat, “are still playing to win,” not to negotiate.
Their force was suited rather for opposition than for action.
The opposition was such as could no longer impede the operations of the next session.
Dr. Wallis (surely their Mercuries are in opposition), and Mr. Boyle.
The strength and the eloquence were on the side of the opposition, but the votes were for the Government.
After the speeches from the opener and the opposition, the debate proceeded with enthusiasm.
late 14c., an astrological term for the situation of two heavenly bodies exactly across from one another in the heavens, from Old French oposicion (12c.) or directly from Latin oppositionem (nominative oppositio) "act of opposing, a placing against," noun of action from past participle stem of opponere "set against" (see opponent). Meaning "that which is opposite something else" is from 1540s; meaning "contrast, antagonism" first attested 1580s; sense of "political party opposed to the one in power" is from 1704. Related: Oppositional.