Pronunciation: (kon'tru), [key]
against; in opposition or contrast to: Consider the problems of the teenager contra those of the adult.
contrariwise; on or to the contrary.
Pronunciation: (kon'tru; Sp. kôn'trä), [key]
—pl. -trasPronunciation: (-truz; Sp. -träs). [key]
(often cap.) a member of a counterrevolutionary guerrilla group in Nicaragua.
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