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set against

  

      vb   tr, prep  
1    to balance or compare  
to set a person's faults against his virtues     
2    to cause to be hostile or unfriendly to  
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against  
      prep  
1    opposed to; in conflict or disagreement with  
they fought against the legislation     
2    standing or leaning beside or in front of  
a ladder against the wall     
3    coming in contact with  
the branches of a tree brushed against the bus     
4    in contrast to  
silhouettes are outlines against a light background     
5    having an adverse or unfavourable effect on  
the economic system works against small independent companies     
6    as a protection from or means of defence from the adverse effects of  
a safeguard against contaminated water     
7    in exchange for or in return for  
8    Now rare   in preparation for  
he gave them warm clothing against their journey through the night     
9    as against   as opposed to or as compared with  
he had two shots at him this time as against only one last time     
     (C12 ageines, from again, ageyn, etc., again + -es genitive ending; the spelling with -t (C16) was probably due to confusion with superlatives ending in -st)  


count against  
      vb   intr, prep   to have influence to the disadvantage of  
your bad timekeeping will count against you     
go against  
      vb   intr, prep  
1    to be contrary to (principles or beliefs)  
2    to be unfavourable to (a person)  
the case went against him     
set against  
      vb   tr, prep  
1    to balance or compare  
to set a person's faults against his virtues     
2    to cause to be hostile or unfriendly to  
Seven against Thebes  
      pl n     (Greek myth)   the seven members of an expedition undertaken to regain for Polynices, a son of Oedipus, his share in the throne of Thebes from his usurping brother Eteocles. The seven are usually listed as Polynices, Adrastus, Amphiaraus, Capaneus, Hippomedon, Tydeus, and Parthenopaeus. The campaign failed and the warring brothers killed each other in single combat before the Theban walls  
   See also       Adrastus  
take against  
      vb   intr, prep   to start to dislike, esp. without good reason  
turn against  
      vb   prep   to change or cause to change one's attitude so as to become hostile or to retaliate  

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set against

  
1    balance, compare, contrast, juxtapose, weigh  
2    alienate, disunite, divide, drive a wedge between, estrange, make bad blood, make mischief, oppose, set at cross purposes, set at odds, set by the ears     (informal)   sow dissension  

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against  
1    anti     (informal)   averse to, contra     (informal)   counter, hostile to, in contrast to, in defiance of, in opposition to, in the face of, opposed to, opposing, resisting, versus  
2    abutting, close up to, facing, fronting, in contact with, on, opposite to, touching, upon  
3    in anticipation of, in expectation of, in preparation for, in provision for  


set against  
1    balance, compare, contrast, juxtapose, weigh  
2    alienate, disunite, divide, drive a wedge between, estrange, make bad blood, make mischief, oppose, set at cross purposes, set at odds, set by the ears     (informal)   sow dissension  

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n.
competitive set: a group of other brands offering a similar product or service, to the same consumers
v.
to criticise loudly and angrily
exp.
to be likely to do something
banks set to miss lending targets
n.
set of virtual assets belonging to an user
[Tech.]
n.
prejudice or discrimination against people who are fat
n.
a set of ideas, rules, or beliefs from which something is developed, or on which decisions are based
The educational framework of ISB is much different from the framework (curriculum) where I used to go to school. I do like it though.
n.
set of words and word groups together with their definition, translation, grammar category or usage examples, and which can be searched through an index or a search engine
exp.
act in accordance with what is set verbally; apply what one's preaching for; double words by action;
often used in combination with "talk the talk".
exp.
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[Tech.]
exp.
A set of online digital assets or virtual value that may be left to another person in a will.
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exp.
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[Tech.]
exp.
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exp.
(in an organization) set up a more informal structure/workflow/environment; give up on communication protocols between departments
[Bus.]
n.
set of data relative to the online activity of one particular user
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exp.
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n.
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Allusion to the expression "One bad apple spoils the barrel"
adj.
adj 1 able to live both on land and in the water, as frogs, toads, etc. 2 designed for operation on or from both water and land 3 relating to military forces and equipment organized for operations launched from the sea against an enemy shore 4 having a dual or mixed nature
n.
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n.
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