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
prep.
against
exp.
contrary to
prep.
unlike
n.
low water
nm.
head wind
n.
contrary proof
n.
counteraction
exp.
contrary to common practice
adv.
on the contrary
adv.
quite the reverse
adv.
unless otherwise specified
exp.
unless you hear to the contrary
exp.
unless you hear otherwise
adv.
unless otherwise agreed
[Bus.]
adv.
unless proved otherwise
[Bus.]
adv.
unless otherwise provided
[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
adv.
au contraire,
past part.
été contraire
v.
être contraire
v.
être contraire
pr. part
étant contraire
exp.
contraire aux règles
adv.
tout au contraire
n.
stipulation du contraire
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