(adj.) = antithetical ; conflicting ; contrary ; differing ; inverse ; opposing ; inimical ; argumentative ; opposite ; counterpoint ; competing ; opposed ; adversarial ; aversive ; contrasting ; averse ; reverse ; resistant ; refractory. Ex: Production quotas, I believe, are antithetical to careful, thoughtful cataloging. Ex: As is the way with these things there were two conflicting criticisms levelled at the joint code. Ex: Perhaps there has been a contrary reaction by British academic librarians to conserve their collections. Ex: Different devices for the organisation of knowledge place differing emphasis on the relative importance of these two objectives. Ex: Most relationships should be shown in both their direct and inverse forms. Ex: When it is clear that material is biased or misrepresents a group, librarians should correct the situation, either by refusing the material or by giving equal representation to opposing points of view. Ex: Anita Schiller's own grim conclusion was that 'These two opposing and often inimical views, when incorporated within reference service, often reduce overall effectiveness'. Ex: 'I don't know about that one,' Bogardus said, politely argumentative. Ex: Cutter instructs that 'of two subjects exactly opposite choose one and refer from the other, e.g. 'Free Trade and Protection', 'Protection' See 'Free Trade and Protection''. Ex: The point and counterpoint nature of the talks specifically concerned with AACR reflects the official roles the speakers have with respect to that draft. Ex: This article identifies predominant worldview and competing schools of thought regarding the teaching of reference work. Ex: Librarianship is faced with the problem of the reconciliation of opposed objectives -- the arrest of deterioration in books versus the idea that books are meant to be used, becoming ultimately worn with use. Ex: The relationship between the author and editor is based on collaboration, but can also be adversarial at certain points. Ex: In fact, weeding aversive staff tend to spend a lot more time complaining about having nothing on the shelves. Ex: The author describes 2 contrasting Florida libraries on the Gulf of Mexico, how they serve and are served by the community. Ex: The advantage of an acoustic pulse as the averse stimulus is discussed. Ex: He creates a type of reverse orientalism peopled by sex-hungry 'dark-age femme fatales' and 'lusty young Barbarians reeking of ale'. Ex: After a number of years in office, however, they became increasingly abrasive, remote, contemptuous of criticism, and resistant to any change that might reduce their authority. Ex: However, these mushy words do little to reveal the refractory person uttering them. ---- * como algo opuesto a = as against. * como opuesto a = as distinct from ; as opposed to. * continuar opuesto a = remain + unreconciled to. * diametralmente opuesto a = diametrically opposed to ; diametrically opposite to. * diametralmente opuestos = worlds apart. * en direcciones opuestas = in opposite directions. * en la dirección opuesta = in the opposite direction. * estar opuestos = be at odds. * lo opuesto = conversely. * mirar en direcciones opuestas = face away from + each other ; face away from + one another. * mirar en dirección opuesta a = face away from. * mundos opuestos = like oil and water. * opiniones opuestas = contrasting opinions. * opuesto a = versus (vs - abreviatura) ; antagonistic to ; at odds with. * opuesto, el = reverse, the. * opuesto, lo = converse, the. * página opuesta = facing page. * polos opuestos = polar types ; worlds apart ; like oil and water ; like chalk and cheese ; like apples and oranges. * reacciones opuestas = mixed reactions. * seguir opuesto a = remain + unreconciled to. * sexo opuesto = opposite sex. * tendencia opuesta = countertendency. ---- * oponer resistencia = put up + resistance ; put up + a fight. * oponer resistencia a la autoridad = resist + arrest. * oponerse = oppose ; set against ; buck. * oponerse a = be averse to ; combat ; contravene ; resist ; be set against ; be contrary to ; be hostile to ; stand up to ; argue against ; go + head-to-head with ; be negatively disposed to ; object to ; stand in + opposition to ; run up against ; line up against. * oponerse a la autoridad = fight + authority. * persona que se opone a Algo = opponent.