Opposition

Opposition may mean or refer to:

  • Opposition (planets), a term describing the position of a celestial body
  • Opposition (chess), a term describing the position of the kings relative to each other
  • Opposition proceeding, an administrative process available under some patent or trademark laws
  • Opposition of the thumb, the location of the thumb opposite to the fingers so that the hand can grasp objects
  • Square of Opposition, a type of logic diagram

Read more about Opposition:  In Politics, In Music

Other articles related to "opposition":

2006 Delhi Sealing Drive - Opposition - Improper Conduct Allegations Against CJI Y.K. Sabharwal
... In a newspaper rebuttal, Justice Sabharwal addressed some other allegations, but failed to explain why he did not recuse himself from a case where his own sons may be said to have a direct interest ... In September 2007, four Mid-Day journalists were sentenced to four months imprisonment by the Delhi High Court for contempt of court (making such allegations about an ex-judge) ...
István Tisza - "Election By Handkerchief" and Electoral Defeat, 1905
... of the House of Parliament on 18 November 1904 to crush the obstruction of the opposition ... and, as a consequence, Kálmán Széll and Gyula Andrássy left the Liberal Party and the opposition unified into the "Federal Opposition" ...
Opposition - In Music
... The Opposition, a London post-punk band. ...
New Zealand National Front - Policies
... Opposition to immigration and the repatriation of Asian, African and Middle Eastern immigrants The elimination of "Institutionalised Political Correctness" The State acquisition of the Reserve ...
Alec Douglas-Home - Life and Career - Opposition, 1964–70
... As Leader of the Opposition, Douglas-Home persuaded Macleod and Powell to rejoin the Conservative front bench ... left-wing Labour MPs such as Wedgwood Benn for his unwavering opposition to the rebel government, and for ignoring those on the right wing of the ...

Famous quotes containing the word opposition:

    Therefore the love which us doth bind,
    But fate so enviously debars,
    Is the conjunction of the mind,
    And opposition of the stars.
    Andrew Marvell (1621–1678)

    The history of men’s opposition to women’s emancipation is more interesting perhaps than the story of that emancipation itself.
    Virginia Woolf (1882–1941)

    Through all opposition the personal benefits of the reform [dress] [bracketed word in original] have compensated; but had it been mainly sacrifice, the thought of working for the amelioration of women and the elevation of humanity would still have been the beacon-star guiding me on amid all discouragements.
    Susan Pecker Fowler (1823–1911)