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contrary

1. (esp of wind) adverse; unfavourable
2. (of plant parts) situated at right angles to each other
3. Logic (of a pair of propositions) related so that they cannot both be true at once, although they may both be false together
4. Logic a statement that cannot be true when a given statement is true
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Contrarily, Heather Kanenburg believes that the current system is quite expensive and fails to offer quality services to all consumers.
Fair, somewhat contrarily, finds that much of what is often hypothesized as structural change or a "new economy," may not stand up to econometric testing.
Up front, McClaren somewhat contrarily decided to start with Massimo Maccarone playing just in front of Juninho despite Joseph Job scoring an oustanding goal against Arsenal at Highbury in the FA Cup defeat.
Contrarily, Myanmar, the martial Law junta continues to toy with the mind of Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy (NLD).
Contrarily, an atom isolated in space presents no energy of magnetic anisotropy because its environment is completely isotropic (i.
We serve up English language training to our IMSs as an appetizer; they, contrarily, often view it as the main course.
It has been said that today print culture is in decline, but contrarily, the book industry has grown in the late twentieth century.
As the only two surviving characters at the end of Bloodworth Orphans, Nathaniel and Noah, contrarily, escape the impending doom because they have learned that blood is not all important.
Contrarily, the foreign policy extensions of the Turkish identity shows us that the westernization and nationalism were the overlapping tendencies during the early Republican period.
whether those regions are marked by beauty and goodness or, contrarily,
Although scientists have known about zirconium tungstate's weird behavior for 30 years, they have only recently begun to explain why the material acts so contrarily.
Contrarily there had been substantial increase in the salaries, fringe benefits and other privileges of the managerial staff.