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opposition +‎ -al


oppositional (comparative more oppositional, superlative most oppositional)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or exhibiting opposition
    • 2007 March 10, Steven Lee Myers, “Kasparov, Building Opposition to Putin”, in New York Times[1]:
      And he has brought to oppositional politics the same energy and aggression that characterized his chess, attacking Mr. Putin and the Kremlin — or the regime, as he repeatedly calls it — with language rarely spoken so bluntly in Russia.

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