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NOUN   a contrary | contraries
SYNO adverse | contrary | obstinate | ...
наоборот [вводное слово]on the contrary
наоборотto the contrary
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Usage Examples English
  • Contrary Warriors Society ("Hohnóhkao'o"), also known as the Inverted Bow-string Society.
  • Rescripts contrary to common law contain a derogatory clause: all things to the contrary notwithstanding.
  • Contrary to Plato's views, the Stoic philosophers argued for equality of the sexes, sexual inequality being in their view contrary to the laws of nature.
  • It describes envy as contrary to the golden rule taught by Jesus and contrary to the spirit of solidarity that should permeate all humanity—especially the Christian community.
  • 123 (1908), is a United States Supreme Court case that allows suits in federal courts for injunctions against officials acting on behalf of states of the union to proceed despite the State's sovereign immunity, when the State acted contrary to any federal law or contrary to the Constitution.
  • On 15 January 2014, Mahao was charged with indiscipline and "behaving in an unbecoming character of an officer, contrary to Section 75 of the Lesotho Defence Force Act 4, 1996" after reprimanding Commando Captain Tefo Hashatsi two days previously.
  • There were no factors contrary to this position.
  • Contrary Creek was named for the fact the direction in which Contrary Creek flows is contrary relative to other nearby streams.
  • Its concept is contrary to unfolding.
  • Contrary motion is motion in opposite directions. That is, when one of the lines moves up, the other line moves down (that is, in inversion).
  • The House of Lords held the system was inherently and systematically discriminatory, contrary to RRA 1976 s 1(1)(a).
  • Clarke LJ held that the gardening clause was contrary to the purpose of now TUPER 2006 regulation 4 and contrary to the purpose of the Business Transfers Directive.
  • In 2002, the imposition of evidential burden on defendants in England and Wales was challenged as contrary to Article 6(2) of the European Convention on Human Rights (ECHR), which guarantees the right to a fair trial.
  • The Court held that the obligation of good faith and fair dealing is a rule of construction, designed to fulfill the reasonable expectations of the contracting parties, and that, unless the terms of the contract are contrary to public policy, the good faith principle cannot be applied to achieve a result contrary to the clearly expressed terms of the contract.
  • This contrasts with the epistemic theory, where a miracle is "not" contrary to the usual course of things (although it may be contrary to our current understanding).
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