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'gainst

or gainst

[ genst, geynst ]
/ gɛnst, geɪnst /
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preposition

shortened form of against.

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British Dictionary definitions for 'gainst

'gainst

gainst

/ (ɡɛnst, ɡeɪnst) /

preposition

poetic short for against
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