contraire translation | French-English dictionary

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contraire

  
      adj   opposite  
contraire à      contrary to  
      nm   opposite  
Il a fait le contraire de ce que je lui avais demandé.      He did the opposite of what I'd asked him to do.  
au contraire      on the contrary  
Translation French - English Collins Dictionary  
contraire n. adj.
opposite

Additional comments:

Collaborative Dictionary     French-English
exp.
contrary to
prep.
against
adv.
on the contrary
prep.
unlike
n.
low water
nm.
head wind
n.
counteraction
n.
contrary proof
exp.
contrary to common practice
adv.
on the contrary
adv.
quite the reverse
exp.
unless you hear otherwise
adv.
unless otherwise specified
exp.
unless you hear to the contrary
adv.
unless proved otherwise
[Bus.]
adv.
unless otherwise provided
[Bus.]
adv.
unless otherwise agreed
[Bus.]
adv.
unless otherwise specified
[Bus.]
adv.
unless otherwise agreed
[Bus.]
adv.
unless otherwise stipulated
[Bus.]
adv.
unless otherwise stipulated
[Bus.]
n.
express provision to the contrary
[Bus.]
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'contraire' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
n.
contraire
v.
été contraire
past part.
été contraire
v.
être contraire
v.
être contraire
pr. part
étant contraire
exp.
contraire aux règles
adv.
sauf indication contraire

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