Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adv. On the contrary.
  • adv. By way of contrast.

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  • adv. in contrast, on the contrary

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • On the contrary.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Latin per contrā : per, per + contrā, against.

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From Latin per contra

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