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
nm.
head wind
exp.
contrary to common practice
adv.
unless otherwise specified
adv.
on the contrary
exp.
unless you hear otherwise
exp.
unless you hear to the contrary
adv.
unless otherwise provided
[Bus.]
adv.
unless proved otherwise
[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.]
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'contraire' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
n.
contraire
adv.
au contraire
[Bus.]
prep.
au contraire de
v.
est contraire
n.
vent contraire
n.
vent contraire
n.
action contraire
adv.
bien au contraire
[Bus.]
exp.
prétendre le contraire
adv.
sauf indication contraire
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