- A person who is opposed to something, such as a group, policy, proposal, or practice. (noun)
- Opposed: "Douglas MacArthur had a coterie of worshipers, balanced off by an equal number . . . who were vehemently anti” ( Joseph C. Harsch). (adjective)
- Opposed to; against. (preposition)
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