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Translation of "contrary" - English-Japanese dictionary

contrary

noun   /ˈkɒn·trər·i/
on the contrary used to show that the opposite of what has just been said is true それどころか “You’re a vegetarian, aren’t you?” “On the contrary – I love meat.”11842177
to the contrary saying or showing the opposite それとは逆の She claimed she was innocent, despite evidence to the contrary.
(Definition of contrary noun from the Cambridge English-Japanese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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