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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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a) the Panel is not satisfied that on or before April 16, 2007 Gornitzki advised Agueci of the Nu Material Facts, contrary to subsection 76(2) of the Act or the public interest.
It appears that, despite government efforts to the contrary, credit in the non-bank shadow banking system continues to rise rapidly," Deloitte said on Monday in a near-term outlook piece on the region .
He was not Lord Justice Leveson's deputy and, contrary to the assertion that he did not, made a clear declaration at the outset of the inquiry on its website firstly that he had been Chair of the Media Standards Trust and secondly that he was a trustee of the Bureau of Investigative Journalism.
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Sometimes I've had to work to overcome the tutee's resistance against the contrary approach itself.
He said: "There are increasing concerns about the number of planning decisions being made contrary to officer recommendation .
Jesus thereby rejected the Jewish custom of allowing for divorce as contrary to the original purpose of the Creator.
If, however, the ruling is contrary to the proposed tax return position, tax advisers must first determine the judicial standard under which they should analyze the ruling.
The Weigels say that is contrary to the Municipal Act, which requires a separate public information meeting about any bylaw imposing a fee or levy.
And consider juror/medical genius Matthew Pallardy, who, despite evidence to the contrary, "kind of figured" the victim suffered from a Vioxx-related blood clot, "even if it went away real quick.