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from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adv. In a contrary manner; in opposite ways or directions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adv. In a contrary manner; in opposition; on the other side; in opposite ways.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In a contrary manner; in opposition; antagonistically; in opposite ways; on the other hand.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adv. contrary to expectations
  • adv. in a contrary disobedient manner


contrary +‎ -ly (Wiktionary)



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