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English[edit]. Etymology[edit]. Borrowed from French au contraire. Pronunciation[ edit]. (UK) IPA: /əʊ ˈkɒntɹɛː(ɹ)/; (US) IPA: /oʊ ˌkɑnˈtɹɛ(ə)ɹ/. Adverb[edit].

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Define au contraire: on the contrary. ... What made you want to look up au contraire? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

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Au contraire definition, on the contrary. See more. ... To conservatives who will say below that Obama didn't offer anything, au contraire, he certainly did.

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Think it's difficult to use this French expression? Au contraire ! (But do watch out for its brother, au contraire mon frère.)

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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 ...

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A.Word.A.Day--au contraire. Pronunciation Sound Clip RealAudio. This week's theme: terms imported from other languages. au contraire (oh kon-TRAIR) noun.

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Nov 17, 2013 ... The snobbish French way to say "on the contrary", which is the snobbish English way to say "rather".

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Feb 28, 2017 ... Learn about the pronunciation, meaning and uses of the idiomatic French expression "au contraire."

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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,  ...