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expressing antithesis or opposition

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However, oppositive coordination, as in example (57) can also be indicated with the conjunctive coordinator amayux, as in example (58).
Foot draws attention to the oppositive relationship between memory and history, whether history is concerned with preserving the past or preserving a version of that past.
But both keepers had to be on top of their form in the first-half when Coleraine's Davy O'Hare did well to parry an Andy Crawford header onto his post while his oppositive number, Michael Doherty, produced a superb stop to deny Coleraine skipper, Tommy McCallion.
It seems eyeing up the oppositive sex is a vital part of the dating game.
On the level of phonology, for example, we must ignore the intrinsic, wild value of sounds in order to use them to carry the oppositive distinctions of civilized language.
This will be illustrated by analyzing the semantics of the negative affixal class, which includes two main subclasses: the lexical subclass of oppositive affixes and the subclass of reversatives.
The thing is that you'll now have to be sexy to the oppositive sex if you smoke.
According to Leitao (2000, 2007, 2008b, 2011) this process of negotiation allows, in the individual psychological functioning, a reflection about ideas and alternative perspectives that are brought to the argumentation by the three basic elements that constitute it: the argument (point of view and support elements), the counter-argument (oppositive elements that challenge the argument) and the response to the oppositive elements.
This experimental study aims at determining to what extent the predominant use of technical-tactical actions and combinations within the oppositive relations can develop the junior 1st basketball players' personality.
tra uomo e Dio" (10) without necessarily accepting the rigid post-Hegelian attitude in the name of which "non hanno significato le determinazioni oppositive finite" (10), every kind of dualism is rejected, and "la contrapposizione soprannaturale-naturale" is stigmatized as "tanto sciocca quanto blasfema, dal momento che implica la presenza di un campo in cui Dio non opera" (14).
One of us is going to be disappointed, and I hope it's Bob Lewis, my oppositive number.
Again, given the complexity of the data, it was necessary to differentiate contrastive demonstratives [= CDs] (those that oppose themselves in terms of space and/or person, as those of the Portuguese system with este/esse/aquele) and not contrastive demonstratives [= NCDs] (those that do not take part in the aforementioned oppositive system, such as Portuguese o): it was considered NCDs the forms cio in Italian, ce in French, co in Catalan, el/lo in Spanish and o in Portuguese.
Drawing on the anthropological studies of Rene Girard and Giuseppe Fornari, the author explains that the pagan and Christian mentalities are characterized by two different logics: an oppositive versus a positive-imitation logic.
This is a self-inflicted death that follows from the loss of the Greek paradigm of mediation expressed in geosymbols of dualisms and oppositions, that is, by way of "coppie oppositive che hanno dato senso alle 'figure' e agli 'orizzonti' dell'epoca iniziata nelle straordinarie creazioni del mondo mediterraneo" (Il suicidio dell'Europa 10; "oppositional couplings that have bestowed meaning upon the 'figures' and the 'horizons' of the age that began with the extraordinary creations of the Mediterranean world").
Thus, it would be more coherent to consider "cognition" not as an oppositive, but an encompassing expression.