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[[Condorcet methods]] require the resolution of [[cycles]]. Typically, this is done by ignoring "weak" pairwise defeats in favor of "strong" ones. The metric used to distinguish these is called '''defeat strength'''.
The most common measures of defeat strength for a pairwise winner W over a pairwise loser L include:
====== Approval opposition ======
'''Approval opposition''' or '''AO''' is a measure of defeat strength for [[Condorcet method|Condorcet methods]]. It is equivalent to using [[Cardinal pairwise|approval-weighted pairwise]].
[[Category:Voting theory metrics]]