[ uh-poh-nuhn-see ]
/ əˈpoʊ nən si /
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an act or instance of opposing.
the state of being an opponent.
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“Was” is used for the indicative past tense of “to be,” and “were” is only used for the subjunctive past tense.
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Example sentences from the Web for opponency
We have no means of checking them with regard to opponency, and the University was probably in the same position.The Grey Friars in Oxford|Andrew G. Little