contraire

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contraire (comparative more contraire, superlative most contraire)

  1. Obsolete form of contrary.

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin contrārius. See contre and -aire.

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  • IPA(key): /kɔ̃.tʁɛʁ/
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Adjective[edit]

contraire (plural contraires)

  1. opposite
  2. contradictory
  3. hostile

Noun[edit]

contraire m (plural contraires)

  1. opposite
    noir est le contraire de blanc
    black is the opposite of white

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