how to pronounce against

əɡɛnst

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“… going to struggle against these newer …”

meanings of against

preposition:

  1. In opposition to.
  2. To be paid now in contrast to the following amount to be paid later under specified circumstances, usually that a movie is made or has started filming.
  3. In competition with, versus.
  4. In physical opposition to; in collision with.
  5. As a charge on.
  6. In exchange for.
  7. In contrast or comparison with.
  8. As protection from.
  9. Contrary to; in conflict with.
  10. In front of; before (a background).
  11. Exposed to.
  12. Of betting odds, denoting a worse-than-even chance.
  13. Close to, alongside.
  14. In physical contact with, so as to abut or be supported by.
  15. In anticipation of; in preparation for (a particular time, event etc.).
  16. As counterbalance to.
  17. In a contrary direction to.

conjunction:

  1. By the time that (something happened); before.

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