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opposition party

This page is about the collocation opposition party

collocation pattern: noun + noun

Meaning

a political party that's in opposition to the party or parties in power

For example

  • If you don't think the government's doing a good job, vote for an opposition party.

  • Members of the opposition party asked government ministers some tough questions today.

Quick Quiz

Which party has the most power?

a. a governing party

b. an opposition party

c. a surprise party

Contributor: Matt Errey