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English definition of “conversely”

conversely

adverb     /ˈkɒnvɜːsli/
used to introduce something that is different to something you have just said: Dark lipsticks make your mouth look smaller. Conversely, light shades make it larger.Different and difference
(Definition of conversely adverb from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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