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English

Etymology

[[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] opponere, to oppose

Pronunciation

Verb

Infinitive
to oppose

Third person singular
oppos

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
ing

to oppose (third-person singular simple present oppos, present participle ing, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To attempt to stop the progression of.
    There is still time to oppose this plan.
  2. To object to.
    They are opposed to any form of hierarchy.
    Many religious leaders oppose cloning humans.

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French

Verb

oppose

  1. First-person singular present indicative of opposer.
  2. Third-person singular present indicative of opposer.
  3. First-person singular present subjunctive of opposer.
  4. Third-person singular present subjunctive of opposer.
  5. Second-person singular imperative of opposer .

Italian

Verb form

oppose

  1. third person singular past historic of opporre

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