Oppose

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Personal DisagreementPlay
Use 'oppose' when personally disagreeing with plans, ideas, or actions. SlideI must oppose your suggestion to cancel the meeting.
LampPro Tip 2/3
Taking a StandPlay
Highlight your firm stance against a policy or decision by saying you oppose it. SlideWe oppose the new regulations as they harm small businesses.
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Not Just 'No'Play
'Oppose' is stronger than simply saying no; it shows active resistance. SlideThe committee didn't just say no; they actively opposed the proposal.