Translation of "contrary" - English-Portuguese dictionary


noun uk /ˈkɒn·trər·i/
on the contrary

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

muito pelo contrário
“You’re a vegetarian, aren’t you?” “On the contrary – I love meat.”
to the contrary

saying or showing the opposite

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

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