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contrary

  
[1]  
      adj  
[idea, view]  
contraire, opposé (e)     
→ It is still a useful exercise to set such contrary ideas side by side.        
      n   contraire    m     
→ Her views on the matter were the contrary of what I'd expected.        
on the contrary      au contraire  
→ "You'll get tired of it." "On the contrary. I shall enjoy it."        
quite the contrary      bien au contraire  
unless you hear to the contrary      sauf avis contraire, sauf contrordre  
      adv  
contrary to      contrairement à  
contrary to what we thought      contrairement à ce que nous pensions  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
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contrary   [2]  
      adj   (=perverse)  
[person]  
contrariant (e)  , entêté (e)     
→ Human beings have a way of behaving like a contrary child.        

Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  

contrary n.
contraire

Additional comments:

DoualehM:

old

AsmaaG3:

enjoy

Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
prep.
contrairement à
adv.
au contraire
[Bus.]
v.
être contraire
v.
être contraire
v.
été contraire
adv.
contre toute attente
v.
est contraire
v.
être contraire
past part.
été contraire
pr. part
étant contraire
adv.
contre toute attente
adv.
bien au contraire !
adj.
contraire aux bonnes mœurs
[Bus.]
adv.
bien au contraire
[Bus.]
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'contrary' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
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contrary
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exp.
contrary to
exp.
contrary to
[Fig.]
prep.
contrary to
prep.
contrary to
prep.
contrary to

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