English-German translation for "opponent"

"opponent" German translation

opponent
adjective | Adjektiv adj

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  • gegenüberstehend, -liegend
    opponent standing opposite
    opponent standing opposite
opponent
noun | Substantiv s

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  • Gegner(in), Gegenspieler(in), Opponent(in)
    opponent
    opponent
  • Partner(in)
    opponent partner: in game
    opponent partner: in game
  • opponent syn → see „adversary
    opponent syn → see „adversary
  • opponent → see „antagonist
    opponent → see „antagonist
to confute an opponent
beweisen, dass ein Gegner sich irrt
to confute an opponent
a stout opponent
ein unbeugsamer Gegener
a stout opponent
each several ship sank her opponent
jedes einzelne Schiff versenkte seinen Gegner
each several ship sank her opponent
to lunge into one’s opponent from behind
to lunge into one’s opponent from behind
a vocal opponent
ein kritischer Gegner, ein Gegner, der Klartext redet
a vocal opponent
he pinned his opponent (down) to a point
er nagelte seinen Gegner auf einen Punkt fest
he pinned his opponent (down) to a point
while our opponent, he is not our enemy
obgleich (er) unser Gegner (ist), ist er nicht unser Feind
while our opponent, he is not our enemy
Seine verfehlten Bemühungen um Kompromisse versetzen seine Gegner nur noch mehr in Rage.
His misguided efforts at compromise only fuel his opponents ’ frenzy.
Source: News-Commentary
Politische Gegner des Regimes werden aus dem Weg geräumt.
Political opponents of the regime are being neutralised.
Source: Europarl
Es gibt Unzulänglichkeiten, die aber nicht so erheblich sind, wie die Gegner behaupten.
There are shortcomings, but they are not as serious as our opponents maintain.
Source: Europarl
Zu beidem regt sich lautstarker Widerstand, nicht zuletzt unter seinen eigenen 40%.
Both policies have vocal opponents, not least among his own 40%.
Source: News-Commentary
Skeptiker und Verhandlungsgegner haben freilich begründete Argumente.
Skeptics and opponents of the negotiations do have a case, however.
Source: News-Commentary
Wie man sich wohl denken kann, sind die Opfer stets politische Gegner der jeweiligen Regime.
The victims are undoubtedly always political opponents of the regimes in power.
Source: Europarl
Eine Möglichkeit, Stimmen zu gewinnen, ist, wenn du irgend wo auftrittst und deine Gegner nicht.
One way to win a vote is to turn up when your opponents do not.
Source: Europarl
Gegner der Waffenruhe sagen voraus oder wünschen sogar, dass sie von kurzer Dauer sein wird.
Opponents of the truce predict, – indeed, wish – that it will be short-lived.
Source: News-Commentary
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