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And so we said to General Motors that the solution had to be a first year increase, which had to be sizeable because we had to catch up with the lost position as against the cost of living and we had to make some progress.
Leonard Woodcock

Meaning of "as against" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AS AGAINST

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WHAT DOES AS AGAINST MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of as against in the English dictionary

The definition of as against in the dictionary is as opposed to or as compared with.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AS AGAINST

as a matter of course
as a matter of fact
as a rule
as a whole
as alike as chalk and cheese
as all that
as best one can
as broad as it is long
as dead as a dodo
as dead as a doornail
as dull as ditchwater
as far as
as far as I can see
as for
as from
as good as
as good as gold
as good as one´s word
as hell
as how

WORDS THAT END LIKE AS AGAINST

against
come up against
count against
go against
knock one´s head against
over against
set against
set one´s face against
take against
thereagainst
turn against
up against

Synonyms and antonyms of as against in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «as against» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AS AGAINST

Find out the translation of as against to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of as against from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «as against» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

作为对
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

como contra
570 millions of speakers

English

as against
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मुकाबले
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

مقابل
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

в отличие от
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

como contra
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

বিপরীতে
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

contre
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Sebaliknya
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

gegen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

として反対
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

대한 로
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Minangka nglawan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

so với
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

எதிராக
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

म्हणून
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Karşı
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

come contro
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

w stosunku
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

на відміну від
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

față de
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

έναντι
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

teenoor
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

jämfört
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

mot
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of as against

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AS AGAINST»

The term «as against» is quite widely used and occupies the 43.900 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «AS AGAINST» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «as against» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «as against» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about as against

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6 QUOTES WITH «AS AGAINST»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word as against.
1
Lee Atwater
Mostly I am sorry for the way I thought of other people. Like a good general, I had treated everyone who wasn't with me as against me.
2
Demosthenes
There is one safeguard known generally to the wise, which is an advantage and security to all, but especially to democracies as against despots - suspicion.
3
Michael Dukakis
Like a good general, I treated everyone who wasn't with me as against me.
4
Robert C. Solomon
Chances are the movements of the euro as against the dollar will be relatively moderate.
5
Eamon de Valera
We are fully aware that, in a world at war, each set of belligerents is over ready to regard those who are not with them as against them; but the course we have followed is a just course.
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Leonard Woodcock
And so we said to General Motors that the solution had to be a first year increase, which had to be sizeable because we had to catch up with the lost position as against the cost of living and we had to make some progress.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AS AGAINST»

Discover the use of as against in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to as against and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Perfect Will Theology: Divine Agency in Reformed ...
This book revisits four early-modern debates of Reformed theology concerning the will of God.
J. Martin Bac, 2010
2
Contra Celsum: Libri VIII
A critical edition of Origen's main and longest work "Contra Celsum."
Orígenes, Miroslav Marcovich, 2001
3
Egalitarianism as a Revolt Against Nature, and Other Essays
Mises's uncompromising devotion to the free market, his opposition to every form of statism, stems from his analysis of the nature and consequences of individuals acting freely on the one hand, as against governmental coercive interference or ...
Murray Newton Rothbard, 1974
4
The Verb in Mäsqan as Compared with Other Gurage Dialects
The negative particle of the perfect is al- (also in Amharic) as against an- in Ms. M . Go. and Caha; thus, So. al-sdbdrd 'he didn't break' as against an-sdbdrd of the other dialects. The pl. 3m. has the ending -dm as against -dmw of the other ...
Wolf Leslau, 2004
5
People of India: Maharashtra
(Enthoven, Introduction) Social divisions exist in 253 communities (82.95% as against national average of 81.51%). The social divisions regulate marriages ( 265/86.89% as against national average of 80.82%) and indicate status (53/ 17.38% ...
B. V. Bhanu, 2004
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Garner's Modern American Usage
B. And like. See like. as against = as compared with. E.g.: “The last Wednesday before the change, the newscast drew a 7.9 rating and 23 percent audience share in its first quarter hour, as against an 8.7 rating and 25 share for Channel 4.
Bryan Garner, 2009
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Mercantile Law - 7Th Edn
The communication of the acceptance is complete: as against A. when the letter is posted i.e.. on 9th. and as against B. when the letter is received by A. i.e.. on I Ith. 3. Communication of a revocation. The communication of a revocation is ...
M C Kuchhal, 2009
8
Information India 1992-93 : Global View
17.6 Report of the Central Statistical Organisation (CSO), Government of India, January 1993 The per capita in real terms has recorded a decline by 1.1 per cent in 1991-92 as against 1990-91. The per capita income in real terms is estimated  ...
S. P. Agrawal, 1994
9
Modernity on Endless Trial
... the same theme: Christ's humanity as against his divinity; man's freedom as against grace and predestination; the visible Church as against the invisible Church; the law as against charity; the letter as against the spirit; knowledge as against ...
Leszek Kolakowski, 1997
10
Democracy Against the State: Marx and the Machiavellian Movement
Just consider the repeated insurrections of the people after the 1830 Revolution which rises against the Old Regime as well as against the new, the “liberal” monarchy, in the hands of the “high capacities,” as if it had been about opening the ...
Miguel Abensour, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «AS AGAINST»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term as against is used in the context of the following news items.
1
RBI sets rupee reference rate at 63.5785 against dollar
The Reserve Bank of India on Monday fixed the reference rate of rupee at 63.5785 against the US dollar and at 70.2924 for the euro as against ... «Moneycontrol.com, Jul 15»
2
Rupee down by 17 paise vs dollar in late morning trade
The rupee resumed sharply lower at 63.62 per dollar as against last weekend's level of 63.44 at the Interbank Foreign Exchange market. «Business Standard, Jul 15»
3
India 10-Year Bonds Rise as Foreign Investment Cap Under Review
The Reserve Bank of India is in talks with the government on resetting the limit for foreign investors in rupee terms, as against dollars at present, ... «Bloomberg, Jul 15»
4
Sufficient rains needed this week to save kharif crops: ICAR
As per the government data, pulses were sown in 22.61 lakh hectare till July 3 of the kharif season, as against 9.72 lakh hectare in the year-ago ... «Economic Times, Jul 15»
5
Playing morality with Greek markets
That might help creditor nations fudge the situation, interpreting the Greek vote not as against the euro but merely as a cry against austerity. «Financial Times, Jul 15»
6
NGT mulls ban on tourism in Rohtang, issues notice to HP govt
There were around 5,000 tourist vehicles at Rohtang as against the permitted limit of 1,000 per day. "Check posts were not equipped with ... «Business Standard, Jul 15»
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To corner Centre, Cong revises own land payoff limit
The party has also demanded that the compensation in rural areas be fixed at four times the market rate as against the flexible range of two-four ... «Times of India, Jul 15»
8
Garmin Ltd. (GRMN) Receives Favorable ITC Decision in Navico …
... the International Trade Commission (ITC) issued an initial determination in the investigation brought by Navico Holdings AS against Garmin. «StreetInsider.com, Jul 15»
9
A cause for celebration for Indian hockey (Column: Just Sport)
Against Spain they played five matches, drew three and lost two by narrow margins as they scored eight goals as against 10. As for the women, ... «New Kerala, Jul 15»
10
What Just Happened in Greece? And Whats Next?
At the time of writing, according to official returns, with just under 45 percent of districts reporting, the “no” vote led with 61.07 percent as against ... «Daily Beast, Jul 15»

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