Translation of "contrary" - English-Japanese dictionary


noun uk /ˈkɒn·trər·i/
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.”
to the contrary

saying or showing the opposite

She claimed she was innocent, despite evidence to the contrary.

(Translation of “contrary noun” from the Cambridge English–Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)