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
nm.
head wind
n.
counteraction
exp.
contrary to common practice
adv.
on the contrary
adv.
unless otherwise specified
adv.
unless otherwise provided
[Bus.]
adv.
unless proved otherwise
[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.]
exp.
au contraire!
prep.
au contraire de
prep.
au contraire de
past part.
été contraire
v.
est contraire
n.
vent contraire
v.
être contraire
n.
disposition contraire
[Bus.]
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