met with opposition

met with opposition
encountered resistance

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • opposition — op|po|si|tion W1S2 [ˌɔpəˈzıʃən US ˌa:p ] n 1.) [U] strong disagreement with, or protest against, something such as a plan, law, or system opposition to ▪ There was a great deal of opposition to the war. opposition from ▪ They face opposition from …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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