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":

New Zealand National Front - Policies
... part of an Asian economic bloc, or "New World Order" and opposition to any and all forms of foreign ownership and control ... 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 Bank ...
Opposition - In Music
... The Opposition, a London post-punk band. ...
István Tisza - "Election By Handkerchief" and Electoral Defeat, 1905
1904 to crush the obstruction of the opposition ... and Gyula Andrássy left the Liberal Party and the opposition unified into the "Federal 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) ...
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 ... approval of 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 Conservative party who sympathised with the rebels on ...

Famous quotes containing the word opposition:

    One may disavow and disclaim vices that surprise us, and whereto our passions transport us; but those which by long habits are rooted in a strong and ... powerful will are not subject to contradiction. Repentance is but a denying of our will, and an opposition of our fantasies.
    Michel de Montaigne (1533–1592)

    Commitment, by its nature, frees us from ourselves and, while it stands us in opposition to some, it joins us with others similarly committed. Commitment moves us from the mirror trap of the self absorbed with the self to the freedom of a community of shared values.
    Michael Lewis (late 20th century)

    To die proudly when it is no longer possible to live proudly. Death freely chosen, death at the right time, brightly and cheerfully accomplished amid children and witnesses: then a real farewell is still possible, as the one who is taking leave is still there; also a real estimate of what one has wished, drawing the sum of one’s life—all in opposition to the wretched and revolting comedy that Christianity has made of the hour of death.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)