as opposed to

Definition of as opposed to

  1. —used to refer to something that is different from what has just been mentioned <The car gets 30 miles per gallon, as opposed to last year's model, which got only 25.> <They use fresh fish, as opposed to fish that has been frozen.> <I'd say she is a good player, as opposed to a great one.>

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  set or placed in opposition :  contrary

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