verb (used with object), op·posed, op·pos·ing.
verb (used without object), op·posed, op·pos·ing.
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Students for Fair Admissions, a group opposed to the use of race in admissions, sued the university in 2014 in an effort to halt what it alleged was unlawful discrimination.Appeals court upholds ruling that Harvard admissions does not discriminate against Asian Americans|Nick Anderson|November 12, 2020|Washington Post
The owners of The Post and other news organizations opposed the tax because they believed it would apply to smaller news publishers that rely on digital ads.Maryland businesses launch campaign against pioneering digital ad tax|Erin Cox|November 10, 2020|Washington Post
Many House Democrats opposed the redistricting amendment, saying it didn’t do enough to ensure minority participation in drawing political boundaries.Va. lawmakers pass redistricting commission rules, end extraordinary session|Gregory S. Schneider, Laura Vozzella|November 9, 2020|Washington Post
One contender for the Board of Supervisors said she saw people who opposed her campaign hanging around her house before the March primary.Morning Report: What Women Candidates and Officeholders Face|Voice of San Diego|November 9, 2020|Voice of San Diego
The union will now likely use whatever pull it has to oppose Montgomery Steppe for Council president and keep their perspective in the discussion about reallocating police funding or other reforms that may come forward.Politics Report: Winners and Losers Special Edition|Scott Lewis and Andrew Keatts|November 7, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Mr. Prohack opposingly suggested that national duty called him elsewhere.Mr. Prohack|E. Arnold Bennett