opposition


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the act of resisting

one that opposes another in a battle, contest, controversy, or debate

Synonyms for opposition

the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with

the act of hostile groups opposing each other

a contestant that you are matched against

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a body of people united in opposing something

an armed adversary (especially a member of an opposing military force)

the major political party opposed to the party in office and prepared to replace it if elected

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Bizenjo said the secretariat did not point out any flaws in the no-trust motion for four days after it was submitted and then the Senate chairman wrote a letter to the opposition.
The opposition senators will meet in the Parliament House on Tuesday, Mir Hasil Bizenjo told the media.
Commenting on opposition Parties, he said no nation can rise without investing in human resource but the Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz and Pakistan People's Parties looted the national wealth, weakened state institutions and deprived the masses of basic amenities.
The opposition ended boycott of the National Assembly session after Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi convinced them to return to the assembly.
'Kashmir is a national issue and therefore, the government should have taken the opposition on board before announcing any activity in this regard.
The fact that the Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan is reluctant to engage with the opposition reveals the present state of Pakistan's current parliament and a looming crisis of governance.
'Opposition seeks anarchy in the country which had failed to gather people in Peshawar.
Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry tweeted that PM Imran has directed the administration to allow peaceful rallies to the opposition. He expressed, 'PM took notice of road blocks that were put up for Opposition jalsas.
The delegation met to convince an angry opposition to withdraw their no-confidence resolution against the Senate chairman.
Opposition members of the upper house of parliament met on Monday to discuss the strategy for Tuesday's (today) requisitioned session and decided to hold another meeting before the sitting of the house.
It observed that the petitioner failed to point out the provision that the appointment of the leader of the opposition is a must.
Talking to a private news channel, she said the PTI government would be willing to hear the valid demands of the opposition if they preferred national interests over personal agendas.
Five days session of Sindh government and opposition resulted in a deadlock over the matter of proposed reforms in Sindh police.
'Pwedeng sabihin kasi 'pag sinabing opposition kailangan i-identify mo kung sino sa opposition,' Sotto said in an interview with AM radio station DWIZ on Saturday.
Opposition members in the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Assembly on Tuesday resigned from all 36 standing and district development advisory committees in protest against the provincial government's refusal to give them development funds.