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Meaning of adversative

ad•ver•sa•tive

Pronunciation: (ad-vûr'su-tiv), [key]
— adj.
  1. expressing contrariety, opposition, or antithesis: “But” is an adversative conjunction.
—n.
  1. an adversative word or proposition.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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