Etymology. Borrowing from French au contraire. Pronunciation. (UK)
IPA: /ˌəʊ ˈkɒn.tɹɜː(ɹ)/. Adverb. au contraire (not comparable).
Define au contraire: on the contrary. ... Follow: au contraire. foreign term au con·
traire \ō-kōⁿ-trer\. Definition of au contraire. : on the contrary. CloseStyle: MLA ...
On the face of it, there seems no reason to prefer au contraire to "on the contrary".
The meaning is obvious whether it's expressed in French or English. True, the ...
In French, au contraire means, literally, on the contrary, and that's exactly what
this loan phrase means in English. It's often used to mean, roughly, I beg to differ,
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contraire translation, English dictionary definition of au contraire. adv on the
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A: Au contraire, while an opinion cannot be wrong, that makes you no less of an
imbécile. B: Touché. #on the contrary #contrary #rather #oppositely #or.
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