oppose

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UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈpəʊz/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈpoʊz/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə pōz)

Inflections of 'oppose' (v): (⇒ conjugate)
opposes
v 3rd person singular
opposing
v pres pverb, present participle: -ing verb used descriptively or to form progressive verb--for example, "a singing bird," "It is singing."
opposed
v pastverb, past simple: Past tense--for example, "He saw the man." "She laughed."
opposed
v past pverb, past participle: Verb form used descriptively or to form verbs--for example, "the locked door," "The door has been locked."
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oppose

Most examples are given in US English. We have labeled exceptions as UK.
v
  1. opposed the [idea, plan, scheme] (from the start)
  2. have always opposed the war
  3. oppose [changes, reforms, cuts]
  4. oppose any [attempt, plan] to
  5. opposed on [religious, moral] grounds
  6. opposed on the grounds of
  7. many opposed at [first, the beginning]
  8. the [board, residents, parents] opposed the [idea, plan]
  9. provide reasons for opposing the [idea]
  10. was opposed by [the majority, a minority]
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