English translation of 'contrário'
contráriocontrária [kõˈtrarju, a]
1. (oposto) opposite
2. (pessoa) opposed
3. (desfavorável) unfavourable (BRIT), unfavorable (US), adverse
do contrário otherwise
pelo or ao contrário on the contrary
ao contrário (do outro lado) the other way round
muito pelo contrário on the contrary, quite the opposite
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'contrário' in Other Languages
British English: contrary /ˈkɒntrərɪ/ NOUN
You use on the contrary when you are contradicting what has just been said.
People just don't do things like that. — On the contrary, they do them all the time.
- American English: contrary
- Arabic: مُعَاكِس
- Brazilian Portuguese: contrário
- Chinese: 反面
- Croatian: naprotiv
- Czech: opak
- Danish: modsat
- Dutch: tegendeel
- European Spanish: contrario
- Finnish: vastakohta
- French: contraire
- German: Gegenteil
- Greek: αντίθετο
- Italian: contrario
- Japanese: 正反対
- Korean: 반대
- Norwegian: motsetning
- Polish: przeciwieństwo
- European Portuguese: contrário
- Romanian: din contră
- Russian: противоположность
- Spanish: contrario
- Swedish: motsats
- Thai: ในทางตรงกันข้าม
- Turkish: karşıt
- Ukrainian: протилежність
- Vietnamese: điều trái ngược
British English: contrary ADJECTIVE
Ideas, attitudes, or reactions that are contrary to each other are completely different from each other.
This view is contrary to the aims of critical social research for a number of reasons.
British English: opposite NOUN
The opposite of someone or something is the person or thing that is most different from them.
He was a very complex man, but his friend was the opposite, a simple farmer.
Translation of contrário from the Collins Portuguese to English Dictionary