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- IPA: /ɒpəʊnən̩t/
opponent (plural opponents)
- An individual or group who is a rival of another.
- One who attempts to stop the progression of.
- One who objects to.
- In team sports, a player of an opposite team.
- Situated in front; opposite; hence, opposing; adverse; antagonistic.
- (Can we find and add a quotation of Alexander Pope to this entry?)
- third-person plural future active indicative of oppōnō