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Etymology[edit]. Borrowing from French au contraire. Pronunciation[edit]. (UK) IPA: /ˌəʊ ˈkɒn.tɹɜː(ɹ)/. Adverb[edit]. au contraire (not comparable).

Au Contraire | Definition of Au Contraire by Merriam-Webster

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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 ...

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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 ...

Au contraire - Grammarist


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,  ...

Au contraire - definition of au contraire by The Free Dictionary

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Define au contraire. au contraire synonyms, au contraire pronunciation, au contraire translation, English dictionary definition of au contraire. adv on the contrary ...

Au contraire - French Expression - French Language - About.com


Learn about the meanings and uses of the idiomatic French expression au contraire.

Urban Dictionary: au contraire

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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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Au contraire | Define Au contraire at Dictionary.com


au contraire, as I find my dear uncle alive, it will be all the easier for him to show himself amiable towards me. A Hungarian Nabob Maurus Jkai. "au contraire, I ...

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People who like to show off their French sometimes use the expression au contraire when they mean “on the contrary” or “to the contrary.” People who don't  ...

Au contraire dictionary definition | au contraire defined


The definition of au contraire is French and means to the contrary, and it is a phrase used when someone is incorrect, wrong or says something that is the ...