Translation of "contrary" - English-Arabic dictionary

contrary

noun uk /ˈkɒn·trər·i/ us /ˈkɑnˌtrer·i/
on the contrary

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

بالعَكس / عَلى خِلاف ذَلِك
‘You’re a vegetarian, aren’t you?’ ‘On the contrary – I love meat.’
to the contrary

saying or showing the opposite

بِالعَكْس / عَلى النَّقيض
She claimed she was innocent, despite evidence to the contrary.
adjective uk /ˈkɒn·trər·i/ us /ˈkɑnˌtrer·i/
contrary to something

opposite to what someone said or thought

بِعَكْس (الشَّيء أو القَول)
Contrary to popular belief, he is not a stupid man.

(Translation of “contrary” from the Cambridge English-Arabic Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)