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Pronunciation of Opponent: Learn how to pronounce Opponent in English correctly

Learn how to say Opponent correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word opponent:

noun
someone who competes with or opposes another in a contest, game, or argument:
he beat his Republican opponent by a landslide margin
a person who disagrees with or resists a proposal or practice:
an opponent of the economic reforms
Origin:

late 16th century (denoting a person opening an academic debate by proposing objections to a philosophical or religious thesis): from Latin opponent- ‘setting against’, from the verb opponere, from ob- ‘against’ + ponere ‘place’

Spelling help

Spell opponent with a double p and a single n; the ending is -ent.