"The government was not ready for a confrontation with the unions", "The invaders encountered stiff opposition"
Related Noun(s):confrontationCategory: General
6.Definition: the action of opposing something that you disapprove or disagree with
"He encountered a general feeling of resistance from many citizens", "Despite opposition from the newspapers he went ahead"
Related Noun(s):resistanceCategory: General
"Her Majesty's loyal opposition"Category: General