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opposition

Etymology: L, opponere, to oppose
the relation between the thumb and the other digits of the hand for the purpose of grasping objects between the thumb and fingers.

opposition

The ability to move the thumb into contact with the other fingers across the palm of the hand.
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There are too many to count,' 20-year-old opposition fighter Shamsher Khan said of the deafening blasts that reverberated across the Shomali Plain, 25 miles north of Kabul.
The political and business opposition was swift, concentrated and complete.
But of course that divides the opposition vote in the single-seat districts.
The main opposition Democratic Party of Japan (DPJ), the Japanese Communist Party and the Social Democratic Party have been boycotting Diet sessions since late last month to protest the ruling bloc's handling of a bill to cut the number of seats in the lower house.
InshAllah she will be the first woman to lead the opposition in the Senate.
While the PPP has formally nominated Sherry Rehman for the opposition leader's office, the PTI is likely to announce its choice after a meeting of the party's core committee on Friday though sources told Dawn that PTI senator Azam Swati wants to get himself nominated for the seat.
Once again, a group of independent opposition senators from Fata and Balochistan attain a significant role in filling out this important position and both parties have been trying to muster their support.
Majority of the opposition parties had supported Sanjrani's candidature and announced to vote for him after he was elected as the member of the Senate for the first time on March 3, 2018, in the Senate elections, in which, half of the chamber's members were elected.
PPP, which has 20 seats in the Senate, will need the support of other opposition parties to have Rehman appointed.
On Sunday], the dialogue between the government and the Venezuelan opposition begins to find a way to peace and coexistence, so I, as head of state, say that the Venezuelan government is ready to sign an agreement with the opposition," Maduro said in a statement, as quoted by El Universal newspaper on Sunday, Sputnik reported.
Sources said that co-chairman PPP Asif Ali Zardari has showed readiness to make Senator Rehman Malik as next opposition leader but it would be impossible to fill the vacuum of Raza Rabbani and Aitzaz Ahsan.
The rally began from Daska Kalan as all the 19 opposition councillors including Muhammad Afzal Mansha and Tauheed Iqbal Butt jointly led the anti-Daska Municipal Committee rally.