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a contrario adv.
on the contrary

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"a contrario": examples and translations in context
Commençons par un happening a contrario. First of all, a happening a contrario.
On pourrait peut-être raisonner par analogie et a contrario dans l'espèce. One could perhaps reason by analogy and a contrario in the case at bar.
On connaît a contrario l'efficacité des différenciations réglementaires pour faire obstacle aux crises financières. On the other hand, the effectiveness of regulatory separations in impeding financial crises is well known.
Les hommes, a contrario, sont davantage égocentriques. Men, on the other hand, are more ego-driven.
Un handicap est, a contrario, une caractéristique relative. In contrast, a disability is relative.
À l'heure actuelle, les Nations Unies organisent rarement des élections; a contrario, nombre d'organisations régionales font de cette activité une priorité. The United Nations now rarely observes elections; in contrast, many regional organizations are prioritizing this activity.
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