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Spanish translation of “against”

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against

preposition /əˈɡenst/
in opposition to
contra
They fought against the enemy Driving while drunk is against the law (= illegal).
in contrast to
sobre, respecto a
The trees were black against the evening sky.
touching or in contact with
contra
He stood with his back against the wall The rain was beating against the window.
in order to protect against
contra
You’ll need a vaccination against tuberculosis.
Translations of “against”
in Korean -에 맞서, - 가까이…
in Arabic ضِدّ, يُلامِس…
in French contre, sur…
in Italian contro…
in Chinese (Traditional) 反對, 與…相反…
in Russian против, у, к…
in Turkish karşı olma, karşı yarışma, dayanan…
in Polish przeciwny, przeciw, z…
in Portuguese contra…
in German gegen, an…
in Catalan contra…
in Japanese ~と対戦して, ~に対抗して, ~にたてかけて…
in Chinese (Simplified) 反对, 与…相反…
(Definition of against from the Password English-Spanish Dictionary © 2013 K Dictionaries Ltd)
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