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Meaning of "as opposed to sth" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF AS OPPOSED TO STH

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WHAT DOES AS OPPOSED TO STH MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of as opposed to sth in the English dictionary

The definition of as opposed to sth in the dictionary is you use as opposed to when you want to make it clear that you are talking about one particular thing and not something else.


WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE AS OPPOSED TO STH

as it were
as large as life
AS level
as likely as not
as long as
as much
as near as damn it
as often as not
as old as the hills
as one man
as per
as per usual
as regards
as right as a trivet
as soon as
as straight as a die
as such
as the case may be
as the crow flies
as though

WORDS THAT END LIKE AS OPPOSED TO STH

a spider´s web of sth
familiarly known as sb/sth
musth
to be blissfully ignorant of sth
to be mixed up in sth
to be within your rights to do sth
to go to great lengths to do sth
to have mixed feelings about sth
to have no hesitation in doing sth
to make inroads into sth
to take steps to do sth
to throw off the shackles of sth

Synonyms and antonyms of as opposed to sth in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «as opposed to sth» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF AS OPPOSED TO STH

Find out the translation of as opposed to sth to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of as opposed to sth 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 opposed to sth» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

相对于某物
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

a diferencia de STH
570 millions of speakers

English

as opposed to sth
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

विरोध के रूप में sth को
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

على العكس من لك شيء
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

в отличие от STH
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

em oposição a sth
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

হিসাবে sth যাও বিরোধিতা
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

par opposition à STH
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Bertentangan dengan sth
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

im Gegensatz zu etw
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

反対にすると、 STHする
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

반대 하는 STH 합니다
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Minangka gantos kanggo sth
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

như trái ngược với sth
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

என்று
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Sth च्या ऐवजी म्हणून
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Aksine sth
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

al contrario di STH
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

w przeciwieństwie do sth
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

на відміну від STH
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

spre deosebire de sth
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σε αντίθεση με sth
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

teenoor STH
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

i motsats till sth
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

i motsetning til sth
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of as opposed to sth

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «AS OPPOSED TO STH»

The term «as opposed to sth» is used very little and occupies the 154.020 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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Rarely used
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Principal search tendencies and common uses of as opposed to sth
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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about as opposed to sth

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3 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «AS OPPOSED TO STH»

Discover the use of as opposed to sth in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to as opposed to sth and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Cambridge Dictionary of American Idioms
Related vocabulary to begin with at begin opposed as opposed to sth in comparison with something ♢ We should be stopping terrorists from operating, as opposed to chasing them after they've attacked. ♢ / like pro basketball, as opposed to ...
Paul Heacock, 2003
2
Excerpta medica. Section 3: Endocrinology
Spontaneous necrosis with and without rupture is much more frequent in endocrinologically inactive tumors (including prolactinomas) as opposed to STH- and ACTH-cell adenomas. Analyzing the patient material the clinical symptomatology ...
3
Battlelines
In Battlelines, Abbott looks at the values and instincts that drive the Liberal Party and proposes policy that the party should adopt. This is the often humorous story of his own political development.
Tony Abbott, 2009

REFERENCE
« EDUCALINGO. As opposed to sth [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/as-opposed-to-sth>. Oct 2022 ».
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