how to pronounce opposition


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the above transcription of opposition is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

opposition is pronounced in four syllables

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An example use of opposition in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… i couldn't have any opposition from me …”

meaning of opposition

Opposition means a strong disagreement or the state of being against a position, idea, or group of people.

opposition frequency in english - B2 level of CEFR

the word opposition occurs in english on average 28.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for B2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics opposition can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that opposition can be often used in the following areas:

1) communication, information, and media;

2) people, society, and culture;

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