Translation for 'opposition' from English to Russian
NOUN   an opposition | oppositions
SYNO confrontation | enemy | foe | ...
оппозиционный {adj}opposition [attr.]
оппозиция {ж}opposition
unverified задушить оппозициюstifle opposition (to a policy)
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Usage Examples English
  • The Republicans were in moderate opposition to Saakashvili's administration until 2012.
  • However, the request may not be filed while opposition proceedings are pending.
  • The opposition garnered 42.8% of total votes. In spite of that, the opposition as one won only 23 seats.
  • There are extensions of direct opposition, such as diagonal opposition and distant opposition, which can be conducive to reaching direct opposition.
  • He served as an opposition member for the next four years.

  • The general election was won by the Progressive Conservatives and Gerretsen entered parliament as a member of the opposition, serving as Opposition Critic on Municipal Affairs and Housing and Chief Opposition Whip.
  • Collins was known for her social conservatism, including opposition to assisted reproductive technology for lesbians and single women, opposition to the use of human embryos in medical research, and opposition to same-sex marriage.
  • The Official Opposition receives support for its official function which is denied to smaller opposition parties, although they, along with every parliamentary party, do receive Short Money.
  • In the 23 districts, 14 opposition or opposition supported candidates won, with 9 government-aligned or government-supported mayors.
  • On 1 October, the Syrian Army took control of Rastan, killing 120 civilians and opposition soldiers according to opposition sources and arresting 3,000 suspected opposition members.

  • UNP and twelve other opposition parties in parliament signed an opposition alliance on 3 November 2009.
  • Thereafter, he joined one of the opposition parties (CHADEMA) which was among the opposition parties that formed the opposition movement UKAWA on 22 August 2015.
  • Instead, any party that is not the governing party is an "opposition party", with the largest of these designated the "official" opposition (and their leader is designated Leader of the Opposition).
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