Translation of "contrary" - English-Russian dictionary


noun uk us /ˈkɒntrəri/
to the contrary

saying or showing the opposite

в противоположность
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."

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