Contrary

  • 161to the contrary — it s quite the opposite, inversely …

    English contemporary dictionary

  • 162on the contrary — in total contrast (to what has just been said), completely in opposition or reverse …

    Idioms and examples

  • 163on the contrary — 1. In opposition, on the other side. 2. So far from being so, it is just the reverse; it is quite otherwise …

    New dictionary of synonyms

  • 164on the contrary — idi in opposition to what has been stated …

    From formal English to slang

  • 165conclusion to the contrary — The formal closing of a plea, tendering an issue of fact for the jury to decide …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 166verdict contrary to law — The verdict of a jury who in arriving at it have failed or neglected to follow the directions of the judge upon matters of law. 39 Am J1st New Tr § 126. According to the weight of authority, even if the instructions are erroneous, they constitute …

    Ballentine's law dictionary

  • 167quasi-contrary — adj …

    Useful english dictionary

  • 168Contraries — Contrary Con tra*ry, n.; pl. {Contraries}. 1. A thing that is of contrary or opposite qualities. [1913 Webster] No contraries hold more antipathy Than I and such a knave. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. An opponent; an enemy. [Obs.] Chaucer. [1913… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 169contrarily — contrary ► ADJECTIVE 1) opposite in nature, direction, or meaning. 2) (of two or more statements, beliefs, etc.) opposed to one another. 3) perversely inclined to do the opposite of what is expected or desired. ► NOUN (the contrary) ▪ the… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 170contrariness — contrary ► ADJECTIVE 1) opposite in nature, direction, or meaning. 2) (of two or more statements, beliefs, etc.) opposed to one another. 3) perversely inclined to do the opposite of what is expected or desired. ► NOUN (the contrary) ▪ the… …

    English terms dictionary

  • 171immoral — Contrary to good morals; inconsistent with the rules and principles of morality; inimical to public welfare according to the standards of a given community, as expressed in law or otherwise. Morally evil; impure; obscene; unprincipled; vicious;… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 172immoral — Contrary to good morals; inconsistent with the rules and principles of morality; inimical to public welfare according to the standards of a given community, as expressed in law or otherwise. Morally evil; impure; obscene; unprincipled; vicious;… …

    Black's law dictionary

  • 173Neuroplasticity — Contrary to common ideas as expressed in this diagram, brain functions are not confined to certain fixed locations. Neuroplasticity is a non specific neuroscience term referring to the ability of the brain and nervous system in all species to… …

    Wikipedia

  • 174Santa Maria hijacking — Contrary to popular belief, the Santa Maria hijacking is not piracy because it does not fit the international definition of piracy involving an attack of one vessel on another for private ends. Also known as Operation Dulcinea, the code name… …

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  • 175RLM numbering system for gliders and sailplanes — Contrary to the methods used by the Reich Air Ministry (RLM) for the allocation of aircraft designations, the designers and manufacturers of sailplanes and gliders in Germany enjoyed the freedom of choosing their own designations for their… …

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  • 176RIDGID — Contrary to a relatively popular belief, they are not a Home Depot house brand.The vast majority of RIDGID products, notably including some power tools, carry a lifetime warranty which covers everything except normal consumables (oil, drain… …

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  • 177Egyptian Rock Music — Contrary to popular Western belief, rock music has an influence on a considerably large proportion of music originating from Egypt. The nature of this influence differs with the bands, though; while many of the Egyptian outfits attempt to emulate …

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  • 178Victorian rings — Contrary to rings of today, diamond rings in the early Victorian style were very similar in size, style, and gem stone. Although old mine cut diamonds were used, other stone included demantoid green garnets, rubies, opals and sapphires.Early… …

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  • 179you can't help bad luck — contrary to the wording, the phrase quite often means congratulations!, also a dismissive phrase for too bad or who cares …

    Kiwi (New Zealand slang)

  • 180МНЕНИЕ ПРОТИВОПОЛОЖНОЕ — CONTRARY OPINIONВложение капитала, отличающееся от общепринятого в данное время инвестирования. Цель перехитрить рынок. В основе подобной теории инвестирования лежит мысль: что известно большинству инвесторов, не заслуживает внимания …

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