Bedeutung von “contrary” — Learner’s Dictionary

contrary

noun us uk /ˈkɒntrəri/
to the contrary

saying or showing the opposite:

She claimed she hadn't been involved, despite evidence to the contrary.
on the contrary

used to show that the opposite of what has just been said is true:

"You're a vegetarian, aren't you?" "On the contrary, I love meat."

(Definition von “contrary noun” aus dem Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)