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
n.
low water
nm.
head wind
n.
counteraction
n.
contrary proof
exp.
contrary to common practice
adv.
quite the reverse
adv.
on the contrary
exp.
unless you hear otherwise
exp.
unless you hear to the contrary
adv.
unless otherwise specified
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
adv.
au contraire,
exp.
être contraire à
exp.
contraire aux règles
adv.
tout au contraire
n.
stipulation du contraire
adv.
sauf indication contraire

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