contraire translation English | 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
nm.
head wind
n.
counteraction
n.
low water
n.
contrary proof
exp.
contrary to common practice
adv.
quite the reverse
adv.
unless otherwise agreed
[Bus.]
adv.
unless otherwise agreed
[Bus.]
adv.
unless otherwise specified
[Bus.]
adv.
unless otherwise stipulated
[Bus.]
adv.
unless otherwise stipulated
[Bus.]
n.
express provision to the contrary
[Bus.]
adv.
on the contrary
adv.
unless otherwise specified
exp.
unless you hear to the contrary
exp.
unless you hear otherwise
adv.
unless proved otherwise
[Bus.]
adv.
unless otherwise provided
[Bus.]
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'contraire' also found in translations in English-French dictionary
n.
contraire
adv.
au contraire
adv.
au contraire,
past part.
été contraire
v.
être contraire
pr. part
étant contraire
adv.
tout au contraire
n.
stipulation du contraire

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