stiff opposition

stiff opposition
ожесточенное сопротивление

Politics english-russian dictionary. 2013.

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  • stiff — [stɪf] verb [transitive] informal to not pay someone money that you owe them or that they expect to be given, for example by not leaving a tip in a restaurant see also working stiff * * * Ⅰ. stiff UK US /stɪf/ adjective ► …   Financial and business terms

  • stiff´ness — stiff «stihf», adjective, adverb, noun, verb. –adj. 1. not easily bent; fixed; rigid: »a stiff brush. He wore a stiff collar. 2. hard to move: »a stiff gear. The old hinges on the barn door are stiff. 3. not able to move easily: »a stiff neck.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stiff´ly — stiff «stihf», adjective, adverb, noun, verb. –adj. 1. not easily bent; fixed; rigid: »a stiff brush. He wore a stiff collar. 2. hard to move: »a stiff gear. The old hinges on the barn door are stiff. 3. not able to move easily: »a stiff neck.… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stiff — stiff1 S3 [stıf] adj comparative stiffer superlative stiffest ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(body)¦ 2¦(material/substance)¦ 3¦(mixture)¦ 4¦(difficult)¦ 5¦(door/drawer etc)¦ 6¦(unfriendly)¦ 7¦(price)¦ 8 stiff …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • opposition — noun 1 disagreeing with sth/trying to change sth ADJECTIVE ▪ bitter, considerable, determined, fierce, serious, stiff, strong, vehement ▪ violent …   Collocations dictionary

  • 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

  • stiff — stiff1 [ stıf ] adjective ** ▸ 1 with pain in muscles ▸ 2 firm & difficult to bend ▸ 3 not moving easily ▸ 4 mixture: very thick ▸ 5 formal/controlled ▸ 6 more severe than usual ▸ 7 containing much alcohol ▸ + PHRASES 1. ) if you are stiff or a… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • stiff — I UK [stɪf] / US adjective ** 1) if you are stiff, or if a part of your body is stiff, you feel pain in your muscles and cannot move easily Her fingers were getting stiff. feel stiff: My leg muscles always feel stiff after a long bike ride. stiff …   English dictionary

  • Opposition to the Indo-US civilian agreement in India — The Indo US civilian nuclear agreement was met with stiff opposition by some political parties and activists in India. Although many mainstream political parties including the Indian National Congress support the deal along with regional parties… …   Wikipedia

  • opposition — n. 1) to arouse, stir up opposition 2) to offer, put up opposition 3) to crush, overcome opposition 4) to come across, meet, run up against opposition 5) (ling.) to neutralize an opposition 6) determined, fierce, stiff, strong, unbending,… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • stiff — adj. 1 difficult to bend/move VERBS ▪ be, feel, lie, look, sit, stand ▪ She lay stiff and still beside him. ▪ become …   Collocations dictionary


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