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Main Entry: against
Pronunciation: -gen(t)st, -gin(t)st, -gn(t)st
Function: preposition 1 a: opposed to <a campaign against disease> <play against each other> b: contrary to <against the law> 2: 4OPPOSITE <over against the park> 3 a: in preparation for <storing food against the winter> b: as a protection from <a shield against aggression> 4: in or into contact with <ran against a tree> <leaning against the wall> 5: in a direction opposite to <against the wind> 6: before the background of <green trees against the blue sky>