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See also contra-, and Contras

English

Preposition

contra

  1. against; contrary or opposed to

Adverb

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Positive
contra

Comparative
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Superlative
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  1. to the contrary to something

Noun

Singular
contra

Plural
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  1. (business) a deal to swap goods or services
  2. (accounting) an entry that cancels another entry

French

Verb

contra

  1. Third-person singular past historic of contrer.

Italian

Verb form

contra

  1. third-person singular indicative present of contrare
  2. second-person singular imperative of contrare

See also


Latin

Preposition

contra + accusative

  1. against

Portuguese

Preposition

contra

  1. Against.

Spanish

Etymology

From the Latin contra; see above.

Preposition

contra

  1. against
    la lucha contra prejuicio – the fight against prejudice

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