conversely
adverb see converse IV

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Conversely — Con verse*ly (? or ?; 277), adv. In a converse manner; with change of order or relation; reciprocally. J. S. Mill. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • conversely — index contra Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • conversely — [[t]kɒ̱nvɜː(r)sli, kənvɜ͟ː(r)sli[/t]] ADV: ADV with cl You say conversely to indicate that the situation you are about to describe is the opposite or reverse of the one you have just described. [FORMAL] Malaysia and Indonesia rely on open markets …   English dictionary

  • conversely */ — UK [ˈkɒnvɜː(r)slɪ] / US [ˈkɑnˌvɜrslɪ] / US [kənˈvɜrslɪ] adverb used for introducing a sentence, or part of a sentence, which says something that is the opposite of the other part When the press was biased towards the political right, television… …   English dictionary

  • conversely — adverb with a reversed relationship Because change itself would absolutely stay stable, and again, conversely, stability itself would change, if each of them encroached on the other …   Wiktionary

  • conversely — con|verse|ly [kənˈvə:sli, ˈkɔnvə:sli US kənˈvə:rsli, ˈka:nvə:rsli] adv used when one situation is the opposite of another ▪ American consumers prefer white eggs; conversely, British buyers like brown eggs …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • conversely — con|verse|ly [ kən vɜrsli, kan,vɜrsli ] adverb * used for introducing part of a sentence that says something that is the opposite of the other part: Some wrong answers were marked right and, conversely, some right answers had been rejected …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • conversely — adverb formal used when one situation is the opposite of another: $1 will buy 100 yen. Conversely, 100 yen will buy $1 …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • conversely — [ˈkɒnvɜːsli] adv used for introducing one part of a sentence that says the opposite of an earlier part Some wrong answers were marked right and, conversely, some right answers had been rejected.[/ex] …   Dictionary for writing and speaking English

  • conversely — Ⅰ. converse [1] ► VERB ▪ hold a conversation. DERIVATIVES converser noun. ORIGIN originally in the sense «live among, be familiar with»: from Latin conversari keep company with . Ⅱ. converse [2] …   English terms dictionary

  • conversely — adverb with the terms of the relation reversed (Freq. 5) conversely, not all women are mothers • Derived from adjective: ↑converse …   Useful english dictionary

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