mutual opposition


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Noun1.mutual opposition - a relation between two opposite attributes or tendenciesmutual opposition - a relation between two opposite attributes or tendencies; "he viewed it as a balanced polarity between good and evil"
oppositeness, opposition - the relation between opposed entities
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'Due to their mutual opposition to each other, every year, Eid and Ramazan are observed on different days in the same province and even such auspicious Islamic tradition has been made controversial,' Khurshid contended.
The mutual opposition and rejection between celestial objects are caused by the actions of contraction and aggregation of natural external force.
The coincidence of mutual opposition to a radical Sunni terrorist group should not blind us to the enduring threat that the mullahs represent.
Hermans's comments here do not necessarily contradict Coetzee's definitions of "accentedness", but unlike Coetzee, he would not set accentedness and translation in any mutual opposition. As do most scholars of postcolonial translation studies, Hermans and Baker are alert to the value of "difference" within dominant and homogenising languages and cultural practices, especially when these practices present themselves as neutral and all-embracing, yet erasing of difference (as is so often the case with English in contemporary South Africa).
In efforts to snuff out the distracting hostilities, Kurdish and FSA leaders have striven to point out their mutual opposition to Assad.
The author seems, at times, to characterize the late medieval laity rather too broadly in terms of anticlericalism, Lollardy, and reform, and to present the relationship between clergy and laity as one of general mutual opposition and mistrust.

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