opponent

UK:*UK and possibly other pronunciationsUK and possibly other pronunciations/əˈpəʊnənt/US:USA pronunciation: IPA and respellingUSA pronuncation: IPA/əˈpoʊnənt/ ,USA pronunciation: respelling(ə pōnənt)


opponent
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Sense: Noun: rival
Synonyms:
rival , adversary, competitor , contender, challenger, the opposition, antagonist, opposite number, fellow candidate, fellow contestant, other side, other team, opposing team
Antonyms:
ally , accomplice, supporter , follower , aide, advocate , backer
Sense: Noun: adversary in politics, etc.
Synonyms:
enemy , adversary, foe (literary), antagonist, opposition, political enemy, political adversary, shadow minister (UK), nemesis , arch enemy, arch nemesis, sparring partner, detractor, critic

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